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Researchers Discover New Mechanism Causing Alzheimer’s Disease

Japanese researchers have discovered a new mechanism by which clumps of tau protein -- found in brain cells -- are created in the brain,...

This AI Algorithm Promises to Accurately Diagnose Alzheimer’s

An Indian-origin researcher in the US has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that promises to accurately diagnose Alzheimer's without the need for expensive...

Inflammation in Brain Can Lead to Dementia: Study

Researchers have revealed that inflammation in the brain may be more widely implicated in dementias than was previously thought. This is a health news. Inflammation...

Aerobic Exercise May Help Fight Alzheimer’s Disease: Study

Researchers have found that regular aerobic exercise not only improves physical health but also improves cognitive functioning, which might protect against Alzheimer's disease. "This study...

This Protein in the Human Brain Can Protect Against Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have found that a protein that regulates white blood cells in the human brain could protect against Alzheimer's disease. The results published in the...

Having Keto Diet Can Help You Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease: Research

Eating low-carb and high-fat diet can help you fight against Alzheimer's disease, by protect neurons from death during the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according...

Exposure to Air Pollution May Trigger Alzheimer’s in Aged Women, Reveals Research

Women in their 70s and 80s who were exposed to higher levels of air pollution experienced greater declines in memory and more Alzheimer's-like brain...

Scientists Explore Novel Ways to Attack Alzheimer’s in Wake of String of Disappointing Drug Failures

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears...

Artificial Intelligence Can Prove to be a Boon for Patients with Alzheimer’s

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can prove to be essential for healthcare providers to detect and manage Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia, from...

Virtual Reality Can Identify Early Alzheimer’s More Accurately

Virtual reality (VR) technology can identify early Alzheimer's disease more accurately than 'gold standard' cognitive tests currently in use, says a study. The findings, published in the journal Brain,...

Smartphone Game can Help Detect Alzheimer’s Risk

A specially designed smartphone game can detect people at the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, say researchers. The game called Sea Hero Quest, downloaded and played...

Treating Diabetes May Also Prevent People From Developing Alzheimer’s Disease: Study

Treating Type-2 diabetes may prevent people from developing Alzheimer’s disease, says a new study. Patients with untreated diabetes develop signs of Alzheimer’s disease 1.6 times...

Eye Test May Help in Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

A future non-invasive eye test may allow early detection of Alzheimer's disease before memory loss kicks in, say a team led by an Indian-origin...

Alzheimer’s Drug Holds Promise For Rare Neurological Disease, Suggest Researchers

An existing therapy frequently used to reduce symptoms of Alzheimer's disease might work on patients with a rare neurological disease that destroys language and currently has no treatment, suggest...

Oral Hormone Therapy Closely Associated with Alzheimer’s Risk, Says Study

Long-term use of oral hormone therapy for relieving menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats, could be associated with the risk of Alzheimer's disease,...

Green Tea, Carrots May Show Promise Against Alzheimer’s, Says Study

A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, an advance that...

Sleep Apnea Linked with Alzheimer’s Marker: Study

Researchers have found a link between sleep apnea and increased levels of a toxic brain protein commonly associated with Alzheimer's disease. The findings suggests that people suffering from sleep apnea may have...

Now This California Plant May Hold Promise For Treating Alzheimer’s

A potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory chemical in a native California shrub may lead to treatment for Alzheimer's disease, say researchers. The plant called Yerba santa, dubbed as "holy herb" in...

Researchers Identify New Mechanism to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Researchers have identified a novel mechanism and a potential new therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease (AD), says a new study on mice. Alzheimer's is characterised by profound memory loss and synaptic...

Alzheimer’s Linked To Improper Sleep In Elderly: Study

Poor sleep among older adults has been associated with Alzheimer's, suggesting that good sleep habits may help preserve brain health, finds a new study. Studying...

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