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‘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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How diets high in fish oil fight Alzheimer’s


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists have found how diets high in Omega 3 oils and low in cholesterol fight Alzheimer's.Daniel Michaelson of Tel Aviv University's Department of Neurobiology at the George S. ... Read more...

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Super-early signs of Alzheimer’s revealed


December 17th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with a known, high risk for Alzheimer's disease develop abnormal brain function even before the appearance of telltale amyloid plaques that ... 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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Blueberries could help fight hardening of the arteries


September 30th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Start eating blueberries if you have atherosclerosis, for the humble fruit can actually help fight artery hardening associated with the disease, revealed a study with laboratory mice.The research ... Read more...

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Memory problems not lone indicator of later mild cognitive impairment


June 29th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Researchers at Rush University Medical Center have found that memory problems are not the only predictor of mild cognitive impairment later in life.They discovered lower, though not necessarily ... 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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Study explains why humans outlive apes


January 27th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at the USC Davis School of Gerontology have found why humans outlive apes.The genetic adaptation that increases human lifespan is also responsible for ... Read more...

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Why humans outlive apes


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Chimpanzees and great apes have lifespans that barely exceed 50 years, in spite of their genetic similarity to humans. The difference is that humans evolved genes that enabled ... Read more...

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Diabetes, high cholesterol linked to faster cognitive decline in Alzheimer’’s patients


March 10th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Alzheimers patients with a history of diabetes and elevated levels of cholesterol, especially LDL cholesterol, are more prone to faster cognitive decline, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Study finds maternal link to Alzheimer’s


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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Children with Alzheimer’s risk gene display reduced cognitive function


November 14th, 2007 - 8:32 am ICT by admin
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