Alzheimer S Disease
Health  /  Published 01.07.20

Couples sleep better

Do you need better sleep? Then get a partner. New research says that when happy couples sleep together, they tend to have more — and less disrupted — rapid eye movement or REM sleep. This ...
By Agencies in

Calcutta  /  Published 01.04.20

Alzheimer’s, dementia patients hit hard

The day-care centre of Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) in Survey Park has been closed from March 17 because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.The inmates of the day-care c...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 10.02.20

Drug fails in Alzheimer’s study

Experimental drugs from Roche and Eli Lilly failed to halt Alzheimer’s disease in their latest test, the companies said on Monday, in a blow to people whose genes make them particularly vulnerable t...
By Reuters in Zurich

Health  /  Published 16.12.19

Tool for patients with dementia

Neurologists in Europe have proposed a computational tool to predict the survival probability of a person with dementia over three years that they say would help patients and their relatives “discus...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.19

The unending indignities of Alzheimer’s

There’s a home movie — an old one, on actual film — that I like to watch around the holidays. It features my two siblings and me in front of our childhood home after a huge snowstorm. We’re to...
By Jeneen Interlandi / New York Times News Service in

Health  /  Published 15.12.18

How to spot mental decline in the elderly

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI)Mild cognitive impairment is the stage where the cognitive decline is greater than what is seen in normal ageing but less than what is seen in dementia. It can involve p...
By Sangbarta Chattopadhyay and Namita Bhuta in


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