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Smoking, hypertension, obesity may increase dementia risk

Study shows areas of the brain associated with thinking skills are the worst affected by smoking, hypertension, obesity Factors that influence the health of our...

Sleep apnea may result in faster progression of Alzheimer’s

People with poor quality of sleep such as those affected by sleep apnea are more likely to see rapid progression of Alzheimer's   People who are...

New drug improves memory loss linked to depression, ageing

New drug molecule shows promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression and ageing There may be hope on the horizon for a new...

Still Alice: Women are more at risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

There is evidence that brains of women are more susceptible to Alzheimer's Disease Growing evidence suggests women may be at increased risk of certain physiological...

People who remain active even in old age have sharper memory

People who move more in old age have sharper thinking and memory skills compared to those who didn't move much at all   Older adults who...

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...

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Big tobacco bringing same market strategy into sugary drinks

Study shows how learnings from tobacco have been used to push sell sugar sweetened beverages Tobacco conglomerates once used colors, flavors and marketing techniques to...