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May 14, 2019
WHO releases first guide to lower risk of dementia, cases expected to triple by 2050While age remains the strongest risk factor for cognitive decline, dementia isn't a consequence of ageing.
Apr 09, 2019
Zapping the brain boosts working memory in people over age 60, study findsWhile still uncertain, previous research suggests the effect may last 5 hours or more after stimulation.
Sep 26, 2018
2.5 hours of physical activity each week could help keep Alzheimers at bay: StudyFor the study, 156 participants were classified as high physical activity, 68 as low physical activity.
Sep 21, 2018
Living with Alzheimer's: A memory thief vexing 1.6 millions Indians and countingRoughly 1.6 million Indians currently live with Alzheimer's, a number said to triple by 2050.
Aug 16, 2018
New genes contributing to Alzheimers identified, widening scope for its treatmentThe genetic and environmental factors that susceptible to the development of Alzheimer's is still not well understood.
Jun 10, 2018
Japanese Researchers developed an app called 'iTUG' for iPhones that detect early signs of dementiaThe app iTUG is currently available only for the iPhone, but the developers are looking to create versions for other smartphones.
May 08, 2018
'Project We Forgot': A caregiver's letter to her father suffering from Alzheimer’sThe challenges that young caregivers face are unique, especially with having to cope with the struggles of adolescence, alongside competing demands of school and caregiving. Melissa is working to address this gap through Project We Forgot, a community platform she kickstarted, which offers support for young caregivers of persons with dementia.
Apr 22, 2018
Robotic dog Biscuit lends helping paw to dementia patients in British care home, helps spark memoriesBiscuit stands around two feet tall and looks something like a labradoodle. He’s equipped with sensors in various places on its body that allow him to react when a human interacts with it.
Mar 10, 2018
California standoff: Three hostages, suspected gunman found dead inside state-run veterans home in YountvilleThree workers for a programme that treats veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder were found dead Friday along with the suspect who took them hostage in a daylong standoff at the state-run Veterans Home of California-Yountville
Feb 14, 2018
Prince Henrik, husband of Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, dies at 83; royal had returned home to 'spend his last days'Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, has died, the palace announced on Wednesday. He was 83.