Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's new definition based on biology proposed

Alzheimer's researchers have proposed a radical change in the way the disease is defined, focusing on biological changes in the body rather than clinical symptoms such as memory loss and cognitive decline.

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018

Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia: Study

Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, a research says.

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

Alzheimer's new definition based on biology proposed

Alzheimer's researchers have proposed a radical change in the way the disease is defined, focusing on biological changes in the body rather than clinical symptoms such as memory loss and cognitive decline.

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016
USA

Ex-US first lady Nancy Reagan dies

Nancy Reagan, the former actress who was fiercely protective of husband Ronald Reagan through a Hollywood career, eight years in the White House, an assassination attempt and Alzheimer's disease, dies at age 94, the Reagan library says.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Human brain’s ultimate barrier to open for first time

This is believed to be neuroscience’s final frontier. Tiny bubbles will open the blood-brain barrier to sneak drugs into tumours – and we might treat Alzheimer's the same way, reports New Scientist.

July 12, 2015
July 12, 2015

Tenor Jon Vickers dies aged 88

Tenor Jon Vickers one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century, has died aged 88.