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Topic: Dementia

More accurate way to predict who will develop Alzheimer’s disease – new study

With the fast progression of research in biomarkers, we are quickly getting better at measuring and detecting early signs of Alzheimer’s.

A mentally stimulating job could postpone the onset of dementia by 1.5 years, says report

Studies have also highlighted the importance of physical fitness in helping to fend off debilitating conditions like Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Retiring early can be bad for the brain

Retiring early and working less has many benefits, such as reduced stress, better diets and more sleep. But as we found, it also has adverse effects.

Is it dementia if I forget a name or a word?

Older people wonder and worry about so-called senior moments and the memory loss they perceive in themselves and others

A blood test can predict dementia. Trouble is, there’s no cure

The increasing demand for early Alzheimer’s diagnosis leaves room for digital biomarkers as millions are already affected and many more still undiagnosed.

Chinese scientists use traditional soup ingredients to fight dementia

Blend of three traditional ingredients, Sailuotong could be the first approved medicine to treat the vascular causes of dementia.

It’s World Alzheimer’s Day: What you need to know about the disease that damages the brain

Of the estimated 46.8 million dementia patients in the world, 60 to 80 per cent are believed to suffer from Alzheimer’s.

France is building a village for people with Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer's village will be designed to aid residents' sense of direction, visual bearings and memory.

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For India, economic disorder is a reality to be reckoned with, but it also presents an opportunity

Economic consequences of multiple, random elements of disorder have been disorienting. The cycle of events could even end the Chinese super-growth story, which could benefit India.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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