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AMU Scholar Discovers Protein Amyloid Nanosheets With Clinical Applications 20.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Dr Saba Tufail claimed to have discovered Protein Amyloid Nanosheets with potential clinical applications to treat diseases such as Alzheimer and Parkinson.
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People Dealing With Gout Are At A Higher Risk Of Dementia: 6 Important Risk Factors Of Dementia 16.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A new study suggests that you might be at a 17-20% higher risk of dementia. A risk factor for dementia is anything which makes a person more prone to the condition. Here are some of the most important...
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Smoking, Diabetes Can Increase Risk Of Dementia; Dementia Risk Factors You Must Know 15.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Dementia risk factors: Researchers have warned that smoking and diabetes can clog the region of brain which is crucial to memory and increase risk for dementia.
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Smoking And Diabetes May Clog Brain And Up Dementia Risk: Study 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
According to the researchers smoking and diabetes may have link with increased risk of calcification -- calcium salt deposits -- in hippocampus, a brain structure important for both short- and...
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He Studied A Nervous System Disease. Later He Was Diagnosed With The Same 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Rahul Desikan sits at his dining room table, a large computer screen before him, and works on his latest scientific paper. He types a single letter, then another, then another. For a man in a hurry,...
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Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain commits suicide 8.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain commits suicide
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Anthony Bourdain, Celebrity Chef And CNN Food Critic, Commits Suicide 8.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's food-and-travel-focused "Parts Unknown" television series, has died at the age of 61, the network said on Friday.
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Miss Speeches Of Former Union Minister George Fernandes Now: LK Advani 4.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Sunday said that he missed the speeches of former Union Minister and anti-Emergency crusader George Fernandes in Parliament.
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Green Tea May Reduce Heart Attack Risk: 5 Other Benefits of The Wonder Drink 1.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
You may have heard of its weight loss and immunity boosting properties, but if a latest study is to be believed, sipping into green tea daily could also do wonders for your heart health too
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Indian-origin biochemist, Meghan Markle on UK's most influential women list 31.5.2018 General News
An Indian-origin biochemist has been named alongside the likes of actress-turned-royal Meghan Markle, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and bestselling author J K Rowling as the 25 most influential and aspirational women in the UK by 'Vogue' magazine. Priyanka Joshi has been chosen for her cutting-edge research in the inaugural 'The Vogue 25' list released today, which includes artists, activists and executives across different fields. "Priyanka Joshi had barely completed her PhD when 'Forbes' named her one of the most important young faces in science. A research fellow at Downing College, Cambridge, the 29-year-old sits at the cutting edge of Alzheimer's research, and has been praised for her ground-breaking work building a 'library' of drug-like molecules to target irregular proteins that cause degenerative brain diseases, notes the citation on the young biochemist. "With dementia now the leading cause of death for women in England and Wales, her early breakthroughs and research ...
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New type of vertigo identified 29.5.2018 General News
Scientists have identified a new type of vertigo with no known cause, that may respond to treatments. With vertigo, people have episodes of dizziness that can last from minutes to days. Vertigo can be caused by serious conditions, such as tumours, or conditions that are fairly benign, such the inner ear disorder Meniere's disease. However, for some people, no cause can be found. In a study published in the journal Neurology, scientists have identified a new type of vertigo where treatment may be effective. "These conditions can be difficult to diagnose and quite debilitating for people, so it's exciting to be able to discover this new diagnosis of a condition that may respond to treatment," said Ji-Soo Kim, of Seoul National University in South Korea. To diagnose this new condition, the person sits in a dark room and the examiner moves the patient's head forward and then the head is shaken horizontally for about 15 seconds. Then the patient opens his or her eyes and a video recording .
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Suven Life gets product patents from New Zealand, USA 29.5.2018 General News
Suven Life Sciences today said it has been granted a product patent by New Zealand and USA each corresponding to a new chemical entity (NCE) for treatment of disorders associated with neurodegenerative diseases. These patents are valid through 2034, the company said in a BSE filing. "We are pleased by the grant of these patents to Suven for our pipeline of molecules in the CNS arena, which are being developed for cognitive disorders with high unmet medical need with a huge market potential globally," Suven Life CEO Venkat Jasti said. The granted claims of patents are being developed as therapeutic agents useful in treatment of cognitive impairment associated with neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's disease, attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Huntington's disease, Parkinson's and schizophrenia and and sleep disorders such as Narcolepsy, it added. Suven Life Sciences shares were trading 2.13 per cent down at Rs 192.60 on BSE.
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Exercise may helps treat addiction: Study 29.5.2018 General News
Aerobic exercise can help treat drug or alcohol addiction by altering the brain's reward system, a study has found. Also known as "cardio," aerobic exercise is brisk exercise that increases heart rate, breathing and circulation of oxygen through the blood, and is associated with decreasing many negative health issues, including diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. It also is linked to numerous mental health benefits, such as reducing stress, anxiety and depression. Scientists at the University at Buffalo in the US identified a key mechanism in how aerobic exercise can help impact the brain in ways that may support treatment and prevention strategies for addiction. "Several studies have shown that, in addition to these benefits, aerobic exercise has been effective in preventing the start, increase and relapse of substance use in a number of categories, including alcohol, nicotine, stimulants and opioids," said Panayotis Thanos, senior research scientist at University at Buffalo. "Our
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Yellow Spots In Eye Could Be Indicators of Dementia: 4 Foods For Brain Health  29.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
These spots known as "hard drusen" are made of fat and calcium deposit that form in a layer underneath the retina, said the researchers.
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Develop drugs to cure diabetes: VP to scientists at IIIM 28.5.2018 General News
Applauding the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) for playing a major role in supporting the drug regulatory system of the country, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today asked scientists here to develop drugs to cure diabetes and prevent diseases like malaria, chikungunya and dengue. "Pay more attention on diabetes and other diseases such as malaria, chikungunya and dengue so that a large number of people get benefited from your (IIIM) research," he said. The vice president said he was glad to know that the institute has started a Technology Business Incubator with the objective of creating jobs for the youngsters of the state. "I am happy to note that a number of startups within the IIIM campus are currently incubating under this initiative, which is being supported by the department of science & technology", Naidu said. He said it was heartening to know that institute has a very robust drug pipeline in the areas of Oncology, Arthritis, Tuberculosis, Alzheimer's and .
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UK to launch first human trials of Alzheimer's drug 28.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Scientists in the UK are set to launch the first human trials of a ground-breaking drug shown to repair DNA damage that contributes to Alzheimer's, the media reported.
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Yellow spots in eye could be new biomarker for dementia: Study 28.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Do you have tiny yellow spots in the eye? Watch out, it could be an early indicator of dementia, a new study suggests.
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More about follow-up care after concussion 27.5.2018 General News
Being discharged from a hospital trauma center after receiving treatment for a traumatic brain injury (TBI) does not necessarily mean that a patient has fully recovered. Proper follow-up care needs to be ensured for a full recovery.According to a study conducted by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, many patients may not be receiving follow-up care, even though TBI can lead to long-lasting physical and cognitive symptoms.Patients in the Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI) initiative, a large, long-term, NIH-funded study of patients who are treated at the emergency room for mild TBI or concussion, were surveyed about their care after hospital discharge.Follow-up care in this study referred to receiving TBI-related educational materials at discharge, a call from the hospital within two weeks after release, seeing a healthcare provider within two weeks, or seeing a healthcare provider within three months.According ..
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US warns employees in China after consulate staff member suffers possible sonic attack 24.5.2018 General News
The US State Department has issued a health alert to its employees in China after one of them experienced a possible sonic attack and suffered a mild traumatic brain injury, an incident termed as "very similar" to suspected attacks on American diplomatic staff in Cuba. The Trump administration said they are taking these reports seriously and have taken up the matter with Chinese officials. "A US State Department government employee in China recently reported subtle and vague, but abnormal sensations of sound and pressure," the US Embassy in China said yesterday. "We do not currently know what caused the reported symptoms and we are not aware of any similar situations in China, either inside or outside of the diplomatic community," it said. Embassy spokeswoman Jinnie Lee said the employee had suffered a "variety of physical symptoms" between late 2017 and April 2018 while working at the US consulate in the southern city of Guangzhou. The employee was sent back to the US, and on May 18 .
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Decoding dementia: It's not a demon (Health Tips) (May 21-27 is Dementia Action [Awareness] Week) 24.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Dementia affects the memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. While it is true that most cases of dementia cannot be treated, early diagnosis can greatly help in managing the symptoms in most cases.
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