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Vitamin B12 may be a solution for dementia

1NEW YORK: Scientists have searched hard for a miracle cure that will prevent dementia and help aging individuals retain their sanity. One study has suggested that vitamin B12, which has been a common injection for weight loss, might help aging individuals keep their minds as they Read More »

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Brain exercises don’t live up to hype say researchers

HypeNEW YORK: Computerized brain-training exercises and games, touted for their ability to improve overall cognitive function, may actually only help you get better at the specific game you’re playing.

That’s the conclusion of a wide-ranging review of nearly 400 studies of brain training published last week Read More »

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Protein linked to high risk of Alzheimer’s can be removed

slide_352729_3824127_free-1140x660150SAN FRANCISCO: A protein linked to higher risk of Alzheimer’s can be removed from the brains of mice without hindering memory and learning, according to a study that addresses whether potential therapeutics targeting this protein would have detrimental side effects.

The study from the Peter O’Donnell Read More »

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New dementia trial to use high tech to monitor patients

high-tech150CHICAGO: Some 1,400 people who have or care for someone with dementia could take part in a first-of-its-kind trial designed to transform their lives.

The trial is being run by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust at Surrey University and forms part of a Read More »

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