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African plant extract could treat Alzheimer’s disease

London : Raising hope for a novel treatment for Alzheimer's disease, researchers have found that a plant extract used for centuries in traditional medicine...

Brain’s immune cells linked to Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia

New York: Scientists have for the first time discovered evidence that microglia -- brain's immune cells -- may play roles in a variety of...

Treatment for Parkinson’s might work for Alzheimer’s too

New York : An effective treatment for Parkinson's disease might also work for Alzheimer's and Huntington's diseases too as researchers have found that abnormal...

Family history of Alzheimer’s, length of gene impacts risk for disease: Study

Washington: A study finds that late middle-aged people, with a family history and longer version of mitochondrial gene, encountered twice as much memory loss...

Go easy on those tomatoes, potatoes! Here’s why

Washington: Beware before you consume tomatoes, potatoes and cucumbers with gusto, as according to a study they contain a protein that may lead to...

Omega-3 rich diet can ward off Alzheimer’s disease

Washington: Keeping Alzheimer's disease (AD) away may be as simple as adding food rich in omega-3 to your diet, according to a recent study. In...

Your saliva may predict Alzheimer’s disease risk

Washington: Your spit may hold clues to future brain health, say scientists who have found that small molecules in saliva can help identify those...

Physical activity may cut Alzheimer’s risk

Toronto: Researchers have found that regular exercise may help decrease risk of Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, characterised by progressive neurodegeneration...

Gene alteration may speed up loss of memory in Alzheimer’s patients

New york: An alteration in a gene may speed up the loss of memory and thinking skills in people who are already at the...

How Alzheimer’s protein breaches cell membranes

New york: New research led by an Indian-origin scientist has found how protein that collects in the brain of persons with Alzheimer's disease penetrates...

Alzheimer’s linked to unsaturated acids in the brain: Study

London: Researchers have found that several unsaturated fatty acids in the brain may be associated with the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is a...

Novel Alzheimer’s test can predict age of disease onset

New York: A novel test based on genetic information allows individuals to calculate their age-specific risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study led by...

Alzheimer’s disease has a cure in form of diabetes drug

New Delhi: Memory function in patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease can be cured with a diabetes drug, that's what a recent research says. Alzheimer`s is...

Good news! Diabetes drug may help treating Alzheimer’s disease

Washington: Treating patients of Alzheimer's disease (AD) with a diabetes drug may improve their learning and memory function, reveals a study. Alzheimer's is a progressive...

Alzheimer’s may be caused by excess sugar consumption: Study

LONDON: People who consume diet high in sugar may be at an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, a new study has warned. For the first...

Alzheimer’s drug shouldn’t be prescribed for cognitive impairment, without genetic test

Washington: US researchers have warned, Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer's disease, should not be prescribed for people with...

Too much sugar may causes Alzheimer’s

London: A diet, high in sugar, could lead to Alzheimers, as a study finds a link between sugar and the brain disease. According to researchers...

Eat grapes twice a day to keep Alzheimer’s at bay

Washington: A study finds that consuming grapes twice a day for six months can help in protecting the brain against early decline associated with...

Lack of glucose in brain may predict Alzheimer’s risk

New York, Feb 1 (IANS): Chronic episodes of a dip in the sugar levels in the brain may trigger the onset of cognitive decline,...

Maternal Vitamin A deficiency may up Alzheimer’s risk in babies

Toronto: Babies whose mothers do not take adequate Vitamin A nutrients during their pregnancy may be at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease,...

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