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Category: Diseases :: Age-Related :: Alzheimers
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ShangPharma Innovation and SRI International Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration 14.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
MENLO PARK, Calif: ShangPharma Innovation Inc. (SPII) and SRI International today announced a strategic collaboration to accelerate the development of innovative pharmaceuticals targeting neuroinflammation as a treatment for Alzheimer's and other diseases.
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Neuro disease-related deaths up 36% in 25 years: Study 14.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Neurological diseases are widespread both in high-income and low-income countries
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Neurological disease deaths up 36% in 25 years: Study 14.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The number of deaths due to neurological disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, stroke and epilepsy has increased by 36.7 per cent worldwide between 1990 and 2015, a study says.
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Cure Alzheimer's Fund Dedicating USD 500,000 Research Effort in Memory of Trish Vradenburg 12.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
WELLESLEY, Mass: Cure Alzheimer's Fund announced that it is dedicating USD 500,000 to a research effort in the memory of the late Trish Vradenburg, co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimer's, who passed away in April.
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Only 26.3% wash hands before feeding their child: WaterAid India study 12.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The study also showed that women were more likely to wash their hands before preparing food and feeding
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Reducing Risk of Alzheimer's disease 12.10.2017 Latest News
Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia; in fact it is the most common type of dementia. Around 70% cases of dementia are that of Alzheimer's disease.
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Know how menopause triggers Alzheimer's 11.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Decline in oestrogen levels in women during menopause causes metabolic changes in their brain that may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease in them, researchers said.
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Schizophrenia risk mostly genetic: Study 7.10.2017 News
80% of schizophrenia risk may be traced back to genes inherited from parents, suggests the study
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Do we need genetic testing? 7.10.2017 Latest News
Geisinger's genetic screening panel is currently available only to patients in its health system
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Genetic factors may be to blame for divorce: Study 5.10.2017 Latest News
The findings are notable because they diverge from the predominant narrative in divorce literature
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From mapping diseases to finding new drugs: How 2017 chemistry Nobel winners' work could change medicine 4.10.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By freezing them mid-movement, scientists can unravel previously unseen processes - a major advance both for basic understanding and the potential development of new drugs.
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This protein may improve flu symptoms, cut death risk 1.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have identified a small protein that could potentially improve the symptoms and mortality associated with the flu and possibly other types of infectious illness as well.
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This cognition-enhancing drug may be most effective for Alzheimer's 30.9.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 30 : A team of researchers has recently suggested that a drug - donepezil - is most likely to enhance concentration, memory, alertness and moods in patients with Alzheimer's dementia.
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Sniffing out dementia risk in oldies 30.9.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 30 : If your parents or grandparents cannot identify at least four out of five common odours - peppermint, fish, orange, rose and leather - from everyday life, then they are more than twice as likely as to develop dementia within five years than those with a normal sense of smell.
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Austin Photographer Carmen Buck Preserves Alzheimer's Families' Dignity and Memories With Pictures 30.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
AUSTIN, Texas: Many families have no suitable photographs of their loved ones who have Alzheimer's. They don't realize honoring ordinary moments with compassionate photography is an important part of their parent's journey.
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Coffee may not help relieve Parkinson's symptoms, says report 28.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Caffeine may not be helpful in improving mobility in people with Parkinson's disease -- a disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement -- finds a study that challenges a previously known theory.
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Forget me not 25.9.2017 Hindu: Home
In our knowledge-based society that celebrates the cerebral, it’s ironic that Alzheimer’s dementia, a progressive, degenerative disease is hitting our brains, our lives and our future
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Diverse Hispanic communities in New York City need information and services to help combat their higher risk for Alzheimer's disease 25.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2017 : In honor of Hispanic Heritage month September 15th - October 15th, the Alzheimer's Association- New York City Chapter is highlighting free resources and local programs available in both Spanish and English.
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Multi-gene test found effective in predicting Alzheimer's disease 24.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a new test, a research team has found that combining the effects of over two dozen genetic variants help in predicting which cognitively normal older adults will go on to develop Alzheimer's dementia.
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Naseeruddin Shah's The Father is about experiments of the mind 23.9.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
With veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah in the titular role of Andre, the play is a peek into the fading mind of an Alzheimer's patient.
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