‘Bad’ neighbourhood linked to worse cognitive function in some older adults

March 8th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has warned that living in a psychosocially hazardous neighbourhood could worsen the cognitive function in older age for persons with the apolipoprotein E e4 allele ... Read more...

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Study: Low Testosterone linked to Alzheimer’s disease

October 7th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A team of research scientists have found that older men with lower levels of the sex hormone testosterone were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.John E. Morley, a physician and head of ... Read more...

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Low testosterone levels could lead to Alzheimer’s

October 6th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Older men with low levels of the male sex hormone, testosterone, are more prone to Alzheimer's disease, revealed a new study."Having low testosterone may make you more vulnerable ... Read more...

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New Alzheimer’s Gene Recognized

April 15th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Investigators have identified a gene variant that almost doubles the danger of building late-onset Alzheimer's disease. This data is in line with a new study.An ... Read more...

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New gene linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk identified

April 15th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A gene that appears to increase a person's risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease has been identified by researchers.The research will be presented as part of the late-breaking ... Read more...

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A gene for Alzheimer’s sharpens young minds

February 16th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A genetic variant that raises risk of Alzheimer's disease can improve the brain function of carriers when they are younger, researchers have found."From an evolutionary perspective it makes ... Read more...

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New Alzheimer’s-related genes identified

September 7th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 7 (ANI): A group of British scientists have identified two new genes that are linked with Alzheimer's disease.After analysing the gene pool of more than 19,000 older European and U.S. ... Read more...

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Now, biomarker test to diagnose or rule out Alzheimer’’s disease

March 17th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have pioneered a biomarker test that can confirm or rule out Alzheimer''s disease.The test ... Read more...

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Scientists identify second genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease

June 26th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Alzheimers disease has long been believed to be caused because of mutation in a single gene, but now scientists have identified a second gene, called calcium homeostasis ... Read more...

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Protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease may promote HIV

June 17th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A team of researchers including an Indian-origin scientist has identified a protein linked to Alzheimers disease that may play a crucial role in the progression of HIV.Apolipoprotein ... Read more...

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Folate deficiency may triple dementia risk in elderly people

February 5th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that folate deficiency may triple the risk of developing dementia among elderly people.For the study, the researchers followed the development of dementia ... Read more...

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Exercise beneficial for aging brain, Alzheimer’s

November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin

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