brain disease

How to detox - Delhi centres show the way


August 29th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) An animated discussion on self-control and inner strength is under way in an air-conditioned cottage tucked away inside a plush south Delhi farm. The group ... Read more...

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Chinese man compensated for auction fraud


July 26th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A man who was cheated by an auction company when he tried to sell his rare calligraphy collection to raise money for his daughter's treatment has ... Read more...

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Delhi hospital launches helpline for strokes


May 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) With the number of strokes on the rise, Delhi's Fortis hospital Tuesday launched a toll-free helpline for victims.A statement from the hospital chain said its ... Read more...

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Blocking protein could halt debilitating brain disease


April 30th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Blocking a protein that contributes to acute nerve damage could halt the development of debilitating Multiple Sclerosis (MS), says a new study.Some of MS symptoms are ... Read more...

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Berries cut Parkinson’s risk by 40 percent


April 5th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Eating strawberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and blackberries could help protect against Parkinson's disease in men, researchers say.Men who ate the fruits along with other foods rich in ... Read more...

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Drug reversing Alzheimer’s symptoms found


February 12th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) A drug has shown promising results in reversing symptoms of Alzheimer's, a progressive brain disease. The findings show that bexarotene, a drug, appears to reverse the ... Read more...

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Drug reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice: Study


February 10th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Use of a drug in mice appears to quickly reverse the pathological, cognitive and memory deficits caused by the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to a ... Read more...

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Defective cellular battery triggers brain disease


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 18 (IANS) A defective mitochondria, which acts as a cellular battery, could be the trigger for a devastating neurodegenerative disease, showing up in toddlers just as they begin ... Read more...

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A fishy diet could stave off Alzheimer’s risk


December 1st, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) People eating a fishy meal are likely to improve their brain health and stave off the risk of Alzheimer's disease. "This is the first study to ... Read more...

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Low dietary iron lessens brain disease risk


October 5th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Just the right amount of iron is needed for proper cell functioning but an excess could trigger brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, new research says.Men ... Read more...

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Bihar: Suspected brain disease kills 54 children


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed three more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll due to the disease to 54, an official ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills 51 kids in Bihar


October 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain fever, has killed 51 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last seven weeks, with three more kids succumbing to the disease ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills five children


September 20th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, killed five more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the state due to the disease to 30, ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills five in Bihar


September 10th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, killed five children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the state due to the disease to 16, an ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills nine kids in Bihar


September 6th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) Nine children have died of suspected encephalitis, an acute brain infection, in Bihar's Gaya district during the last two weeks, a health official said ... Read more...

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Study suggests another avenue for detecting Alzheimer’s


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 02 (ANI): A well-known chemical process called acetylation has a previously unrecognized association with one of the biological processes associated with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease revealed in dream sleep


March 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Danish researchers have discovered that very early symptoms of Parkinson's disease may be revealed in dream or REM sleep.Parkinson's disease is a brain disease best known for the ... Read more...

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‘Bilingual’ neurons may help uncover secrets of brain disease


March 19th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): University of Montreal and McGill University researchers have discovered a type of "cellular bilingualism" - a phenomenon that allows a single neuron to use two different methods of ... Read more...

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Second molecule in Alzheimer’s toxic duo identified


February 4th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have identified the second molecule in Alzheimer's toxic duo.Like two unruly boys who need to be ... Read more...

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Will Be Observed Throughout November


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alzheimer's Awareness Month has kicked off from yesterday, November 1, and will continue for the entire month. The day was first observed in 1982, when president ... Read more...

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Now, rapid meningitis test that can detect the brain disease within an hour


August 20th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): A groundbreaking test for meningitis and septicaemia, which can tell if a child has the deadly diseases within an hour, has been developed by researchers.The speed of the ... Read more...

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Rupert Everett’s latest theatre role ‘turning him into an alcoholic’


August 1st, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Rupert Everett has revealed that his latest theatre role has driven him to drink and cigarettes.He is currently starring as Professor Higgins in Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion in ... Read more...

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Kicking during sleep signals Parkinson’s risk


July 29th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Kicking in sleep could mean you are more likely to develop dementia or Parkinson's, scientists warn. They say it could signal a higher risk up to 50 years before ... Read more...

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Sniffing insulin may help memory lost to Alzheimer’s disease


July 19th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in the United States say that sniffing insulin by patients with early forms of the terrible memory loss problem Alzheimer's disease may improve their memory. ... Read more...

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Herpes vaccine edges closer to reality


June 16th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) With an aim to developing vaccines for Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) that causes serious brain disease and infections in newborns, scientists are researching on how immune cells behave ... Read more...

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How a pet pooch can help treat Parkinson’s


May 13th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): A significant treatment for Parkinson's disease has been revealed by doctors - a pet pooch.Health of a 28-year-old woman with the brain disease improved thanks to her pooch.The ... Read more...

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New Alzheimer’s gene identified


April 16th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists and researchers have identified a new gene that is responsible for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. This gene is so powerful that it also even doubles the ... Read more...

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Pig vaccine may eliminate fatal form of brain disorder


March 9th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) A pig vaccine can eliminate the spread of a fatal form of brain disease known as neurocysticercosis. Tapeworm plays a vital role in the disease. The disease causes cysts ... Read more...

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Brain-eating ritual in tribes trigger striking example of rapid human evolution


November 19th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that a cannibalistic ritual in which the brains of dead tribes people were eaten by their relatives has triggered one of the most striking examples ... Read more...

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Missing protein in rare genetic brain disorder restored


September 7th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): By using protease inhibitors, researchers at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) have restored to normal levels a key protein that is involved in early brain development, and ... Read more...

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Dying baby girl revives after life support machine is switched off


June 20th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 20 (ANI): A baby girl, who had been given just a one per cent chance of survival, surprised doctors when she made a miraculous recovery after her life support machine ... Read more...

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Rapid weight loss in old age could raise dementia risk


May 19th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Older people who are thinner or are losing pounds quickly are at an increased risk of developing dementia, especially if they started out overweight or obese, according to ... Read more...

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Gene variation that may increase Alzheimer’s risk identified


May 7th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have found that the variation in a gene, responsible for the production of a protein called neuroglobin, is linked with an increased risk ... Read more...

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Blackcurrants may help fight Alzheimer’s


May 4th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 04 (ANI): Compounds in blackcurrants may help slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to British scientists.The Scottish Crop Research Institute is working on a project trying to identify if ... Read more...

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Chemicals that can halt Alzheimer’’s, Parkinson’’s by preventing neuron death identified


November 14th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): American researchers have identified chemical compounds that slow the degeneration of neurons, a condition behind old-age diseases like Alzheimer''s, Parkinson''s and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Edward R. Biehl, ... Read more...

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