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Sugary beverages consumed in childhood can lead to memory loss later: Study

The findings of a new study revealed that consuming sugary drinks in early years might lead to memory loss in those children at a later stage in their life along with other issues such as obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
Consuming sugary diet in childhood may cause memory trouble(Pexels)
Consuming sugary diet in childhood may cause memory trouble(Pexels)
Published on Apr 05, 2021 08:00 AM IST
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Brain network mechanism causes spatial memory impairment, onset of Alzheimer’s: Study

Spatial memory impairment, such as wandering behaviour, is one of the most troublesome symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease, and it occurs in more than 60 percent of Alzheimer’s patients.
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease frequently suffer from spatial memory loss, such as no recognition of where they are, and forgetting where they put their belongings. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease frequently suffer from spatial memory loss, such as no recognition of where they are, and forgetting where they put their belongings. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 03:01 PM IST
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Irvine (California) [USA] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Oxytocin, the ‘love hormone’, could be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease

Oxytocin is known to facilitate certain cellular chemical activities that are important in strengthening neuronal signalling potential and formation of memories, such as the influx of calcium ions.
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder in which the nerve cells (neurons) in a person’s brain and the connections among them degenerate slowly. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder in which the nerve cells (neurons) in a person’s brain and the connections among them degenerate slowly. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 12:29 PM IST
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Tokyo [Japan] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma

IIT Guwahati finds new ways to prevent memory loss due to Alzheimer’s

The research team explored new ways to prevent the accumulation of neurotoxic molecules in the brain that are associated with short-term memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease.
Representational image.(Unsplash)
Representational image.(Unsplash)
Published on May 20, 2020 01:35 PM IST
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Guwahati | ByIndo Asian News Service

Patterns of brain activity can predict far in advance Alzheimer’s like memory loss

Researchers at Gladstone Institutes are approaching this devastating disease from a different angle. In a study, they demonstrate that particular patterns of brain activity can predict far in advance whether a young mouse will develop Alzheimer’s-like memory deficits in old age.
For a person with Alzheimer’s disease, there’s no turning back the clock.(Shutterstock)
For a person with Alzheimer’s disease, there’s no turning back the clock.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 20, 2019 06:32 PM IST
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More years in education linked to lower risk of alcohol dependence

It may also reduce their risk of alcohol dependence, according to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry.
They used genetic data generated by international genomics consortiums and examined a set of 53 genetic variants previously associated with differences in educational attainment, and their links with certain alcohol use behaviours.(Unsplash)
They used genetic data generated by international genomics consortiums and examined a set of 53 genetic variants previously associated with differences in educational attainment, and their links with certain alcohol use behaviours.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 25, 2019 03:42 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

High blood pressure may cause memory loss

According to the American Heart Association’s 2017 Hypertension Guidelines, high blood pressure affects about 80 million US adults and one billion people globally.
According to the American Heart Association’s 2017 Hypertension Guidelines, high blood pressure affects about 80 million US adults and one billion people globally.(Unsplash)
According to the American Heart Association’s 2017 Hypertension Guidelines, high blood pressure affects about 80 million US adults and one billion people globally.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 11:33 AM IST
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Here’s how memories form and fade

The research has implications for understanding how memory might be affected after brain damage, such as by strokes or Alzheimer’s disease.
Memory loss caused by several diseases, most notably Alzheimer’s, has devastating consequences that can interfere with the most basic routines including recognising relatives or remembering the way back home.(Unsplash)
Memory loss caused by several diseases, most notably Alzheimer’s, has devastating consequences that can interfere with the most basic routines including recognising relatives or remembering the way back home.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 01:45 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Assam man with partial memory loss reunited with family by Lucknow hospital

According to the doctors at KGMU, the man was probably injured after being hit on head by some heavy object and admitted to the hospital.
Rafiq (second from R, in green-coloured hospital gown) after being discharged at KGMU, Lucknow.(HT Photo)
Rafiq (second from R, in green-coloured hospital gown) after being discharged at KGMU, Lucknow.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 22, 2019 10:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent, Lucknow

‘Does PM take us for bunch of idiots with large memory losses’: P Chidambaram

The former finance minister’s scathing attack on the Prime Minister came a day after Modi said in Kannauj that he does not believe in politics of caste.
‘Does PM take us for bunch of idiots with large memory losses’: P Chidambaram(HT)
‘Does PM take us for bunch of idiots with large memory losses’: P Chidambaram(HT)
Published on Apr 28, 2019 02:01 PM IST
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Obesity can break down protective blood brain barrier, trigger memory loss

The details were published in the Journal of Neuroscience. The blood-brain barrier is comprised of high-density cells which restrict the passage of substances in the body from the bloodstream.
Fat is a source of inflammation and there is evidence that reducing chronic inflammation in the brain helps prevent obesity-related memory loss.(Shutterstock)
Fat is a source of inflammation and there is evidence that reducing chronic inflammation in the brain helps prevent obesity-related memory loss.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 24, 2019 03:55 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

5 women authors pick their heroes

First we had 5 male authors talk about their favourite literary sheroes. This week, it’s a role reversal!
Here’s who female authors love from the books
Here’s who female authors love from the books
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 04:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySarah Mirza

Study finds stroke drug could prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Present data support the idea that 3K3A-APC holds potential as an effective anti-amyloid-ß therapy for early stage Alzheimer’s disease in humans.
The drug is currently being developed to treat stroke in humans, where it has been shown to be safe, well tolerated, and capable of reducing intracerebral bleeding.(Shutterstock)
The drug is currently being developed to treat stroke in humans, where it has been shown to be safe, well tolerated, and capable of reducing intracerebral bleeding.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 11:25 AM IST
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Decreased deep sleep may signal Alzheimer’s disease: Study

The brain changes that lead to Alzheimer’s, a disease that affects an estimated 5.7 million Americans, start slowly and silently.
Decreased deep sleep may signal Alzheimer’s disease(Unsplash)
Decreased deep sleep may signal Alzheimer’s disease(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 12, 2019 03:24 PM IST
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Jailed murder accused BJP Jharkhand MLA Sanjeev Singh sent to hospital for amnesia treatment

BJP MLA from Jharia Sanjeev Singh had surrendered before the police on April 11, 2017, in connection with the murder of Dhanbad deputy mayor Neeraj Singh and has been in jail since then.
File photo of jailed BJP MLA from Jharia, Sanjeev Singh.(HT File Photo)
File photo of jailed BJP MLA from Jharia, Sanjeev Singh.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 08, 2019 11:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | ByPankaj Kumar

Here are the kinds of exercise older adults tend to choose

Participants were asked to fill out exercise logs documenting how long their workouts lasted, how hard they exercised, what activities they performed, where they exercised, and whether they were training alone or with someone.
The research, published in the journal of BMC Geriatrics, included data from the exercise logs of 618 participants in the two Generation 100 exercise groups.(Shutterstock)
The research, published in the journal of BMC Geriatrics, included data from the exercise logs of 618 participants in the two Generation 100 exercise groups.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 03, 2018 12:08 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Orange juice, leafy greens, fruits may lower memory loss risk in men

The researchers also found that people who ate larger amounts of fruits and vegetables 20 years earlier were less likely to develop thinking and memory problems, whether or not they kept eating larger amounts of fruits and vegetables about six years before the memory test.
According to a survey, the more vegetables you consume, the less likely you are to develop poor thinking skills than the men who consumed the least amount of vegetables.(Unsplash)
According to a survey, the more vegetables you consume, the less likely you are to develop poor thinking skills than the men who consumed the least amount of vegetables.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 26, 2018 12:02 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

World Alzheimer’s Day 2018: Movies about Alzheimer’s you should binge-watch

World Alzheimer’s Day: Over the years lots of movies that has Alzheimer’s as the main theme have won critical acclaim and several awards including the Oscars. Here are 12 movies we’ve chosen that handle this difficult subject with respect and realism.
World Alzheimer’s Day 2018: Still Alice, Iris, Lovely, Still, Wrinkles and many more are films based on Alzheimer’s disease(Movie stills from YouTube)
World Alzheimer’s Day 2018: Still Alice, Iris, Lovely, Still, Wrinkles and many more are films based on Alzheimer’s disease(Movie stills from YouTube)
Updated on Sep 21, 2018 08:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySaumya Sharma

World Alzheimer’s Day 2018, early signs of the disease and how to deal with it

World Alzheimer’s Day 2018: Unusual memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s Disease. Here are 10 early signs that you probably ignore and what to do if you notice them.
World Alzheimer’s Day 2018: Some of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s Disease include memory loss, problems with language, difficulty performing familiar tasks, changes in personality and difficulty keeping track of things.(Shutterstock)
World Alzheimer’s Day 2018: Some of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s Disease include memory loss, problems with language, difficulty performing familiar tasks, changes in personality and difficulty keeping track of things.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 20, 2018 03:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Have you heard of momnesia? A pregnancy complication, gynaecologists call it pregnant brain

Pregnancy complications: Pregnancy is often accompanied by amnesia, which is caused by hormonal fluctuations. Gynaecologists call it momnesia or pregnant brain. Here’s all you need to know about it.
Pregnancy complication: Around 50-80% of expectant mothers report having memory lapse or concentration problems during or post-delivery.(Shutterstock)
Pregnancy complication: Around 50-80% of expectant mothers report having memory lapse or concentration problems during or post-delivery.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 01:46 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

Can mobile phones cause cancer? This new study says yes, raises fresh fears

Mobile phones can cause cancer, suggests a new study conducted in the UK. It suggests cell phone radiation can cause a fatal type of brain tumour called glioblastoma multiforme. Here’s what the experts say.
Call phones can cause cancer, suggests a new study conducted in the UK.(Getty Images)
Call phones can cause cancer, suggests a new study conducted in the UK.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 11, 2018 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByManali Shah

Higher aerobic fitness can boost linguistic skills in the elderly

Fitness levels in old age can help in maintaining language skills and improving social relationships.
Aerobic fitness levels can help in improving social relationships and language skills during old age.(Shutterstock)
Aerobic fitness levels can help in improving social relationships and language skills during old age.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 01, 2018 10:36 AM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, London

Define Alzheimer’s disease by brain changes, not symptoms, urge experts

Alzheimer’s affects some 44 million people around the world, but remains poorly understood, with no effective treatments despite billions of dollars spent on research.
Clinical trials have stumbled, with recent research showing that up to 30% of participants trying experimental drugs did not have the Alzheimer’s disease-related brain change targeted by the medicine.(Shutterstock)
Clinical trials have stumbled, with recent research showing that up to 30% of participants trying experimental drugs did not have the Alzheimer’s disease-related brain change targeted by the medicine.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 07:08 PM IST
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New test offers hope for those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease

A new blood test for Alzheimer’s disease can detect early indicators of the disease long before the first symptoms appear in patients.
As of now there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease.(Shutterstock)
As of now there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 07, 2018 01:47 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

New ways to remember: This prosthetic system could restore memory loss

A pilot study showed the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person’s memory patterns to facilitate the brain’s ability to encode and recall memory.
The study focused on improving episodic memory, which is the most common type of memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and head injury.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The study focused on improving episodic memory, which is the most common type of memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and head injury.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 01:46 PM IST
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