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Cataract surgery improves mood, sleep in Alzheimer’s


October 26th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Patients of mild Alzhiemer's showed improved cognitive ability, mood and sleep patterns, especially after cataract surgery improved their vision. This is the first ever study to ... Read more...

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Too much or too little sleep may accelerate cognitive aging by 4 to 7 years


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A study has found how changes in sleep that occur over a five-year period in late middle age affect cognitive function in later life.The findings suggest that women ... Read more...

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Too little or too much sleep linked with cognitive decline


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Middle-aged adults who sleep too less or too much may be more likely to suffer cognitive decline, a study suggests.According to the study, less than ... Read more...

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‘Sweet 16′ tool could rapidly identify cognitive impairments


November 9th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A research team has developed a new instrument called the Sweet 16 to rapidly assess cognitive status in older adults.Tamara G. Fong of Hebrew SeniorLife, Beth Israel Deaconess ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation ‘helps paralyzed stroke patients regain motor function’


September 14th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that the condition of stroke patients who were left partially paralysed improved after they received a simple and non-invasive method of brain ... Read more...

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Now, 3 biomarkers in spinal fluid could classify patients with Alzheimer’s


August 10th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Three biomarkers could soon be able to classify people with Alzheimer's disease from those without it.A signature consisting of the three biomarkers in the cerebrospinal fluid was found ... Read more...

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Herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba ‘doesn’t slow mental decline’


December 30th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba doesn't appear to lower the rate of cognitive decline in older adults, say researchers.The study led by University of Pittsburgh showed that older adults ... Read more...

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