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Only 10% of dementia cases get diagnosed in India

Awareness about dementia is very low in India with only about ten per cent of the people with the disease being diagnosed, says an international expert in the field. "The awareness in India is still I think very low. Only about 10 per cent of people with ... Business Standard, 4 days ago

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Football headers may lead to brain damage: Study

Headers used by professional footballers may be prone to develop dementia later in life, a new study warned today. The research by University College London (UCL) and Cardiff University follows anecdotal reports that players who head balls may be more prone ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Why 'heading' may put footballers at risk of dementia  DNA1 week ago Heading balls may put footballers at risk of dementia Study  DNA1 week ago Brain damage in former players fuels soccer 'heading' fears  DNA1 week ago
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Understanding the Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease in Older Latino Adults

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on February 24, 2017 at 11:52 AM Research News Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, a condition that degrades cognitive functions such as reasoning, memory and judgment. The disease affects about 5.4 million people ...
 Med India3 days ago Human Patients may Hold Great Promise in Research on Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia  Med India1 week ago Eating mushrooms may help prevent dementia, Alzheimer's: study  Business Standard1 month ago Eat mushrooms to prevent risk of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease  Business Standard1 month ago
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Scientists link higher dementia risk to living near heavy traffic

People who live near roads laden with heavy traffic face a higher risk of developing dementia than those living further away, possibly because pollutants get into their brains via the blood stream, according to researchers in Canada. A study in The Lancet ...
 Himalayan times1 month ago Living near busy roads may increase dementia risk: study  Business Standard1 month ago Living near heavy traffic increases risks of dementia  The Hindu1 month ago Dementia risk higher for those living near busy roads  Business Standard1 month ago

Couch potatoes may have higher dementia risk: study

Sedentary older adults with no genetic risk factors for dementia may be just as likely to develop the disease as those who are genetically predisposed, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have warned. The study which followed more than 1,600 ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Symptoms of agitation in dementia patients can be reduced using tablets

The study, published in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, builds upon previous studies demonstrating that art, music, and other similar therapies can effectively reduce symptoms of dementia without medication. By using tablet devices to employ ...
 Tech21 month ago Tablet devices can help dementia patients reduce agitation  Daiji World1 month ago Tablet devices may help dementia patients manage agitation  Business Standard1 month ago

Road pollution can cause dementia? Scientists say yes!

The scientists came to this conclusion after tracking all the adults living in Ontario, Canada—about 6.6 million people—over the course of a decade from 2001 to 2012.  
 Zee News1 month ago

Premature deaths, dementia and Alzheimer's: Dangers of breathing polluted air

In India, a study found that 41 Indian cities of more than a million people faced bad air quality on nearly 60% of the total days monitored
 Business Standard2 months ago

Mushrooms may help delay or prevent dementia, Alzheimer's

Regular consumption of mushrooms which act as functional food may enhance nerve growth in the brain to reduce or delay development of age-related neurodegenerative diseases like dementia and Alzheimer's, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, has ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Using antidepressant may up hip fracture risk in elderly

Older adults with Alzheimer's disease who are on antidepressants for treating symptoms of dementia, including insomnia and anxiety, may be at twice at risk of hip fracture, researchers report.The study found that even in people without Alzheimer's, the ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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