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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...

Drug overuse in dementia patients a problem: study

Following a diagnosis of dementia in older people, medication use increased by 11 per cent in a year People living with dementia often tend to...

Getting hit on the head repeatedly could lead to dementia says...

This is the first study with a large cohort to analyse relation between traumatic brain injury and dementiaSustaining a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is...

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Fatty fishes such as sardine & hilsa prevent premature birth

A new review suggests oily fishes and fish oils can help women carry babies to term A new Cochrane Review published today has found that...

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