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Yoga for Alzheimer's: 5 effective asanas to prevent the neurological disorder

  • World Alzheimer's Day 2021:  Internationally acclaimed spiritual yogic master, Grand Master Akshar reveals the 5 effective Yoga asanas that one can perform regularly at the comfort of their homes or under the sky to keep Alzheimer's at bay. Here are their steps and additional benefits
Yoga for Alzheimer's: 5 effective asanas to prevent the neurological disorder(Photo by Anupam Mahapatra on Unsplash)
Yoga for Alzheimer's: 5 effective asanas to prevent the neurological disorder(Photo by Anupam Mahapatra on Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 20, 2021 04:38 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

‘Gamechanger’: Blood test may accurately predict Alzheimer’s, says study

Around 50 million people live with Alzheimer’s, a degenerative brain disease that accounts for more than half of global dementia cases.
Scientists said they had developed a way of predicting if patients will develop Alzheimer’s disease by analysing their blood(AP)
Scientists said they had developed a way of predicting if patients will develop Alzheimer’s disease by analysing their blood(AP)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 06:46 AM IST
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Paris | ByAgence France-Presse | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Here’s how calorie reduction can lead to longer lifespan, lesser chances of cancer-Alzheimer’s

Study reveals calorie reduction can lead to longer lifespan and lesser chances of cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes and other neurodegenerative conditions
Calorie reduction can lead to longer lifespan, lesser chances of cancer-Alzheimer’s(Twitter/FoodManufacture)
Calorie reduction can lead to longer lifespan, lesser chances of cancer-Alzheimer’s(Twitter/FoodManufacture)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 03:19 PM IST
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Washington [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Older adults with dementia are misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease

The study said a misdiagnosis can result in patients not receiving the appropriate treatment and prevents them from participating in clinical trials that could improve their overall care.
The study said a misdiagnosis can result in patients not receiving the appropriate treatment and prevents them from participating in clinical trials that could improve their overall care.(Unsplash)
The study said a misdiagnosis can result in patients not receiving the appropriate treatment and prevents them from participating in clinical trials that could improve their overall care.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 08:51 AM IST
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Washington D.C. [USA] | ByAsian News International

If you feel very sleepy during the day, you might be at risk of getting Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in the US suggest that getting adequate nighttime sleep could be a way to help prevent Alzheimer’s disease
The study used data from a long-term research started in 1958 that followed the health of thousands of volunteers as they age. As part of the study’s periodic exams, volunteers filled a questionnaire between 1991 and 2000.(Shutterstock)
The study used data from a long-term research started in 1958 that followed the health of thousands of volunteers as they age. As part of the study’s periodic exams, volunteers filled a questionnaire between 1991 and 2000.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 08, 2018 01:42 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByPress Trust of India, Washington

Pregnancy history may be tied to risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Women who had experienced an incomplete pregnancy were about half as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as women who had never had an incomplete pregnancy.
Participants took tests of their memory and thinking skills to see whether they had developed Alzheimer’s disease or its precursor, mild cognitive impairment.(Shutterstock)
Participants took tests of their memory and thinking skills to see whether they had developed Alzheimer’s disease or its precursor, mild cognitive impairment.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 09:43 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, Seoul

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease can be prevented with the help of this gene

Researchers found that the Ankrd16 gene rescued specific neurons, which in turn help in the prevention of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are the two most common neurological diseases affecting the elderly.(Shutterstock)
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are the two most common neurological diseases affecting the elderly.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 10:34 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington Dc

Australian archbishop guilty of covering up child sex abuse in 1970s

Priest, who is now dead, sexually abused an altar boy, but Adelaide Archbishop, then a junior priest, did nothing about it when he was told.
Magistrate Robert Stone found the archbishop guilty at Newcastle Local Court of concealing a serious indictable offence of another person, with the archbishop facing a maximum of two years in jail.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Magistrate Robert Stone found the archbishop guilty at Newcastle Local Court of concealing a serious indictable offence of another person, with the archbishop facing a maximum of two years in jail.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on May 22, 2018 11:44 AM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Sydney | ByAgence France-Presse

Exercise may not help combat mental decline in dementia patients

Nearly 47.5 million people worldwide have dementia and the view that exercise might slow cognitive decline has gained widespread popularity. But recent reviews of trials of exercise training in people with dementia have shown conflicting results.
Researchers now say exercise improves only physical fitness in dementia patients.(Shutterstock)
Researchers now say exercise improves only physical fitness in dementia patients.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 17, 2018 01:27 PM IST
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