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Blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease in offing


August 10th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) A blood test is in the offing to detect Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Emory University say."Reliability and failure to replicate initial results have been the biggest challenge ... Read more...

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Changes in walking speed could signal dementia


June 12th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Changes in walking speed in late life could indicate early stages of dementia known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI), says a new study. "In our study, ... Read more...

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Computer-exercise combo prevents memory loss


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The time that you spend on your computer and moderate exercise seems to prevent memory loss more than carrying on with either of these activities alone, ... Read more...

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Memory training can overcome forgetfulness


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) If you can't recall where you have placed your car keys or reading glasses, chances are that memory training could help. Memory training can even re-engage ... Read more...

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Overeating may double risk of memory loss


February 13th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Overeating is likely to double the risk of memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), among people aged 70 years and older, a study reveals."We observed ... Read more...

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Brain starts going downhill after 45, shows study


January 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Memory and other brain skills begin to decline at the age of 45, say researchers.The brain's capacity for memory, reasoning and comprehension starts waning in middle ... 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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Vitamin pill can help reverse memory loss


September 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A daily vitamin pill could help reverse memory loss in old age and protect against Alzheimer's disease.The tablet, containing high doses of B vitamins and folic ... Read more...

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Brain scans may help predict which adults will develop Alzheimer’s


April 7th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Brain scans may help predict which adults with mild cognitive impairment are likelier to develop Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is an intermediate ... Read more...

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Improving brain plasticity could delay Alzheimer’s onset in elderly


March 24th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Elderly subjects at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease may now be able to delay the onset of their first symptoms by improving brain plasticity.The human brain loses 5 ... Read more...

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Large doses of B-complex vitamins may help slow progression of dementia


October 26th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A two-year clinical trial in England has shown that large doses of B-complex vitamins could reduce the rate of brain shrinkage by half in elderly people with memory ... Read more...

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Can vitamin B really defend you from Alzheimer’s?


September 10th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Experts have cast doubts on a new study, which says that vitamin B could prove to be a revolutionary weapon against Alzheimer's disease.David Smith and colleagues at ... Read more...

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Cheap vitamin pill halts memory loss in Alzheimer’s


September 9th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) A low-cost vitamin pill could halt memory loss in Alzhemier's disease, finds a recent study. The tablet worth only 10 pence, comprising three vitamin B supplements, slashed shrinkage of ... Read more...

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It’s official: Men have more memory problems than women


September 7th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): Men are known to have problems remembering birthdays and anniversaries while women don't. And, now it's official, says a new study, which found that the instance of mild ... Read more...

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Apathy, depression may increase dementia risk


July 13th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new study says that apathy and depression significantly predict an individual's progression from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to dementia, including Alzheimer's disease and Lewy body dementia.Depression causes ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover best tests for predicting Alzheimer’s


July 1st, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Scientists have identified tests that can best predict occurrence of Alzheimer's disease (AD).These memory and brain scan tests were performed on 85 people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) ... Read more...

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Healthy diet could reverse Alzheimer’s early effects


June 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Early effects of Alzheimer's disease can be slowed or even reversed with the help of a healthy diet, according to Temple University researchers. In a previous study, researchers led ... Read more...

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Earliest signs that predict eventual onset of Alzheimer’s


January 29th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Through the use of sophisticated brain-imaging techniques, researchers at UCLA have found earliest signs that could help predict an eventual onset of Alzheimer's, well before any outward symptoms.They've ... Read more...

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People with subjective memory loss at increased risk of MCI, dementia


January 9th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Don't remember where you put your car keys or cannot recall the name of that colleague you met yesterday? Well, then you could be suffering from subjective cognitive ... Read more...

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Ginkgo doesn’t seem to slow brain decline


December 30th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Ginkgo biloba supplements, taken by older adults for several years, did not slow down their cognitive decline, says a new study. Cognitive decline is a decrease in the ... Read more...

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Poor money management may foreshadow Alzheimer’s


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): Mismanagement of money by people with mild memory problems could indicate that they may soon suffer from Alzheimer's disease, a new research claims.The University of Alabama at Birmingham ... Read more...

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Depressed people with memory problems ‘at increased Alzheimer’s risk’


June 16th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Depressed individuals with memory problems are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease compared to people who are not depressed, says a new study.The research has been published in ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on connections between type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease


May 12th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): While there is some evidence that the causes underlying Alzheimer's disease (AD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are linked, an analysis of past studies sheds some light on ... Read more...

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A picture is really worth a 1000 words when it comes to Alzheimer’s patients


May 1st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): They say a picture is worth a thousand words - and in case of patients suffering from mild Alzheimer's disease, the saying seems to work.A new study ... Read more...

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People with memory problems at lower dementia risk


March 24th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study led by the University of Leicester and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust has revealed that people with memory problems are less at risk of developing ... Read more...

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Rapid screening test that detects early Alzheimers developed


November 19th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A team of researchers has come up with a rapid test to detect Alzheimers disease in its early stage.The Emory University team has developed a brief three-minute ... Read more...

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Portable device may help detect early onset of Alzheimers


January 17th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): US researchers have developed a portable device that might quickly detect the early onset of Alzheimers disease.The device DETECT was created by David Wright, MD, assistant professor of ... Read more...

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High blood pressure linked to increased mild cognitive impairment risk


December 11th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that high blood pressure is linked to an increased risk for mild cognitive impairment.Cognitive impairment is a condition that involves difficulties with thinking ... Read more...

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