Shrinking brain in dementia prompts overeating

November 16th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that a shrinkage in the brain is the reason why some people with dementia are compulsive overeaters, paving the way for better diagnosis and new ... Read more...

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Dementia drug could be ‘within our grasp’, say Oz scientists

October 29th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): Australian scientists say that a drug treatment that could slow the onset of certain types of dementia could be 'within our grasp'.Dr John Kwok and colleagues from ... Read more...

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Merlin Olsen Dies at 69

March 12th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 12 (Pen Men at Work): Branded as ferocious for his inexorable style of playing as a Hall of Fame protective lineman, Merlin Olsen was also tender enough for a character on ... Read more...

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Brit scientists identify gene clue to early dementia speed

February 15th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Cambridge scientists have discovered a gene, which may trigger a higher risk of a distressing early form of dementia.The study has appeared in the journal Nature.Fronto-temporal dementia (FTD) ... Read more...

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Indian trader bamboozles Australian stock markets

November 8th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Nov 8 (IANS) 'Lightning fast buck', 'the fastest gun in the market' and 'high tech trader' are some of the phrases being used by the Australian media to describe ... Read more...

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Blood test predicts chance of dementia

March 6th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) A simple blood test will help determine whether someone has increased chances of suffering frontal lobe dementia or FTD, long before symptoms appear. FTD first strikes the frontal ... Read more...

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Now, simple blood test to predict dementia risk

March 6th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simple blood test that can help predict dementia risk.Frontal lobe dementia (Frontotemporal Dementia, FTD) strikes people at an earlier age. After Alzheimer''s disease, ... Read more...

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Scientists use yeast cells to screen drugs for neurodegenerative diseases

April 18th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Penn researchers are developing a novel approach for selecting drugs to fend off neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, with the ... Read more...

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PET scan can help distinguish Alzheimer’s from other dementia

November 14th, 2007 - 8:18 am ICT by admin

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