Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Gene May Help Identify Risk of Alzheimer’s in African Americans

Regional Association Plot of the ABCA7 Region (±100 Kilobases) in the African American Sample and the White Sample Described in Naj et al5 Based on the GRCh37/hg19 Genome Build (Image Credit: JAMA)

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida participated in a nationwide study that found minor differences between genes  More...

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By IANS On Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Genetic anomaly linked to Alzheimer’s disease

A common genetic abnormality predisposes one to Alzheimer’s, a new study has shown.  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

First ever Alzheimer’s diagnosis validated

More than a century after Alois Alzheimer identified dementia, researchers have  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, October 21st, 2012

High-carb diets tend to raise Alzheimer’s risk

Seniors gorging on a carb rich diet are four times more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment — an early warning of Alzheimer’s disease, shows a new research. The research from the prestigious More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Shoes with in-built GPS to help Alzheimer’s patients

Shoes fitted with a miniature GPS system to locate Alzheimer’s patients  More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 12th, 2012

Drinking mineral water can prevent Alzheimer’s

Drinking a litre of mineral water every day can prevent and even reverse the devastating  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

How caffeine intake may help cut Alzheimer’s risk

Caffeine consumption has been linked to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease in recent studies.  More...

Reconstruction of granule neurons (left). Granule neurons are estimated to account for 80% of dentate gyrus neurons. By contrast, pyramidal neurons are the most common neurons in the entorhinal cortex. Pyramidal neurons are the group most at risk from lesion in Alzheimer's disease. Photo: Facultad de Informática, UPM.
By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Computational intelligence opens up new avenues in Alzheimer’s research

Research has compared gene expression levels in regions  More...

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By IANS On Thursday, September 20th, 2012

More Indians falling pray to Alzheimer’s disease

With an increasing elderly population falling prey to it, Alzheimer’s disease, a kind of dementia, stands as one  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 24th, 2012

Alzheimer’s takes more rapid toll on women than men

A study has found that women suffering from Alzheimer’s deteriorate faster than men – even when both are apparently at the same stage of the disease  More...