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Frail senior citizens more susceptible to Alzheimer’s Disease

Lancet study shows how symptoms of Alzheimer's are more pronounced in frail people New research published in The Lancet Neurology journal suggests that frailty makes...

Just one wrong gene can trigger early dementia – starting at...

The culprit is lone error in one gene, but researchers find many potential therapeutic targetsWhile Alzheimer's disease affects senior people, frontotemporal dementia usually attacks...

Study finds link between chronic inflammation & Alzheimer’s

Researchers say rigorously treating chronic inflammation in the elderly could help prevent Alzheimer's Disease Chronic inflammation could be an early warning for Alzheimer's disease (AD)....

Low blood sugar can be fatal in diabetics with dementia

Chances of death because of hypoglycaemia rise manifold in patients who have both diabetes and dementia Diabetic people who are also suffering from dementia should...

Memory troubles? it could be the polluted air you breathe

Air pollution may lead to increased dementia risk finds new study Air pollution has been previously linked to  heart disease, stroke and respiratory disease, but...

10 mins of small talk every day improves dementia outcomes

Training care home staff to conduct more social interactions helps patients Just 10 minutes of social interaction every day can improve quality of care for...

First study on incidence of dementia in the LGBT population

The colonial era Section 377 that makes homosexuality a crime, makes such data hard to come by in India The first dementia prevalence data from...

Oxygen therapy improves brain function in lung patients

Dementia is common in people with chronic lung disease Lung patients suffering breathing difficulty can benefit from breathing in additional oxygen. The oxygen improves the function...

High blood pressure increases dementia risk

Research shows people who are hypertensive have a higher risk of dementiaHigh blood pressure may accelerate the rate of memory loss. A new study in...

Losing a spouse increases dementia risk in old age

Boston researchers identified "widowed" as an at risk group for dementiaMarital status may be a red flag for dementia. Researchers at Boston University School...

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