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Alzheimer’s disease is type of diabetes: Experts

Alzheimer’s disease is type of diabetes: Experts

HIGHLIGHTS Diabetes generally occurs as a result of insulin-resistance at target sites such as muscle and fat cells. Wamil Vashisht Chandigarh Alzheimer’s brain is a diabetic brain that develops resistance for insulin and this state prevents unlocking of the glucose doors in the brain. If the recent studies by medical fraternity are to be believed,

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Study finds link between eye diseases and Alzheimer’s

There is no simple way to detect Alzheimer’s. But now, in a new study, researchers have found that eye conditions provide new lens screening for the disease. A study of 3,877 randomly selected patients found a significant link between three degenerative eye diseases age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma  and Alzheimer’ disease. The results offer

Anxiety could be an early indicator

Anxiety could be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s

Anxiety could be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s: New York,  Is your elderly grandfather showing higher levels of anxiety? Beware, it may signal the early manifestation of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers warned.Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition that causes the decline of cognitive function and the inability to carry out daily life activities.The findings showed that worsening

Diabetes drug may help treat Alzheimer's: study

Diabetes drug may help treat Alzheimer’s: study

Diabetes drug may help treat Alzheimer’s: study. London, A drug created to treat type 2 diabetes could be used to fight Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists who found that the medicine significantly reversed memory loss in mice.The research, published in the journal Brain Research, could bring substantial improvements in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease through the use

Can a Facebook app aid Alzheimer’s caregivers?

New York Memory loss could trigger unimaginable chaos in the life of an Alzheimer’s patient but taking care of dementia patients could be no less stressful either. To help bring some order in the lives of such Alzheimer’s caregivers a team of US researchers is to test if a Facebook web app could be of