Cell phone exposure may reverse Alzheimer’s

January 7th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) A cell phone, much maligned for its radiations that might cause cancer, actually protects or even reverses Alzhemier's, says a new study. "It surprised us to find that ... Read more...

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Cellphone use can protect against Alzheimer’s disease

January 7th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Talking on the cell phone can actually be good for health, for a new study has shown that long term exposure can protect against, and even reverse, Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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Healthy people with brain plaques at increased Alzheimer’s risk

December 15th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Healthy people who have an abnormal build-up of a protein in the brain linked with Alzheimer's have a higher risk of developing the disease, two new studies have ... Read more...

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Surgery doesn’t lead to memory problems in older patients

November 20th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have said that surgery does not lead to memory loss and other cognitive problems in older adults.In fact, ... Read more...

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Five cups of coffee a day ‘keeps Alzheimer’s at bay’

July 6th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Coffee drinkers have yet another reason to relish their favourite drink - it can protect against Alzheimer's disease, say researchers.The research team from University of South Florida has ... Read more...

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MRI brain scans may offer accurate, early Alzhimers diagnosis

December 19th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A study has lent some force to the suggestion that MRI scans, which detect shrinkage in specific regions of the mid-brain, can accurately diagnose Alzheimers disease before ... Read more...

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Gene variation linked to earlier onset of Alzheimer’s symptoms identified

June 10th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 10 (ANI): A genetic variation in a protein, called tau, is responsible for an earlier age of onset in Alzheimer's disease, according to scientists at Washington University School ... Read more...

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Less education linked to delayed detection of Alzheimer’s onset

January 24th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): People with fewer years in school are more likely not to notice the early signs of Alzheimer's onset, says a new review.The team of researchers at the ... Read more...

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