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Omega 3 Fatty Acids Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk, Finds Study

Omega 3 fatty acids may increase blood flow to the brain reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, found a study done by the Amen Clinics Inc in the US Alzheimer’s affects and destroys memory causing immense irreversible damage to the brain memory functions. Omega-3 fatty acids, found in — flaxseed oil, walnuts, salmon, soybeans, and spinach — have shown anti-amyloid, ...

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Finding Alzhemer’s Early with Graphic Characters Greebles

Unique graphic characters Greebles may help in detecting signs of Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms become apparent, said Emily Mason, a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Louisville. In an article published online last week in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Mason said that cognitively normal people who have a genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s disease ...

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Sensor to Detect B-12 Deficiency Developed To Help in Dementia, Alzheimer’s

In old-age, the frequent occurrence of B12 deficiency could lead to dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease as the body metabolism fails to absorb the vitamin from the diet, requiring an early medical intervention. To help detect B12 deficieny early, Australia’s University of Adelaide researchers have developed a first of its kind optical sensor using a technique called Raman spectroscopy that ...

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Alcohol Wards Off Early Death in Alzheimer’s Patients, Say Puzzled Danish Researchers

In a strange result from a study, consumption of alcohol was found to have warded off an early death in some patients of Alzheimer’s disease, making experts speculate on possible reason behind it. The finding was that moderate drinking was linked to a lower risk of dying from heartattack or stroke, while past research has thrown sufficient light on possible ...

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Researchers Isolate Immune Gene That Can Cure Parkinson’s, Dementia

A research team at University of Copenhagen, Denmark, has discovered that non-inheritable Parkinson’s disease may be caused by functional changes in the immune regulating gene Interferon-beta (IFNβ) and targeted treatment with IFNβ-gene therapy can successfully prevent its neuronal death and the disease effects. The results, published in the journal Cell, show that the immune gene IFNβ plays a vital role ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Voice Patterns May Reveal Hidden Alzheimer’s for Early Detection: Indian Origin Scientist

Researchers have found that the voice patterns reveal more than we think we know, as they point out the imminent danger of Alzheimer’s in future, if it is there. Sona Patel, an Indian-origin researcher in US has embarked upon research to develop a low-cost test to decipher patients with Alzheimer’s just by listening to their voice patterns over the phone. ...

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