Alzheimer's disease Current Affairs, GK & News

September 21: World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer Day was observed across the world on September 21 with the objective of raising awareness of the disease, common symptoms and risk factors. Highlights Alzheimer disease is a prevalent kind of dementia which gradually causes memory loss & loss of cognitive capacity. The day raises awareness regarding the cause and severity of Alzheimer’s ..

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Alzheimer Inhibitor developed by Jawaharlal Nehru Centre of Advanced Scientific Research

The scientists of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) operating under Department of Science and Technology has invented a natural product for Alzheimer disease. Significance Alzheimer’s is a disorder that accounts for more than 70% of all types of dementia. It is difficult to develop effective medication for the disease as the disease ..

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IIIT Hyderabad’s researchers creates first-ever ‘Indian Brain Atlas (IBA)’

The researchers at the International Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad (IIITH) have created the first ever Indian Brain Atlas (IBA). They stated that the average Indian brain is smaller in height, width, and volume as compared to the western and eastern population like the Chinese and Korean. The immediate implication of this finding can be seen ..

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Sleep Deprivation and Alzheimer's Risk

The study published by the Researchers of the Washington University of the US published in the journal Science has found that sleep deprivation may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time and it  is the cause of 60–70% of cases ..

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World Alzheimer’s Day observed globally

September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day. The day is observed to spread awareness about Alzheimer’s disease across the globe. What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease is most common form of dementia (loss of memory). The disease, caused by the degeneration of brain cells and nerves, impacts functioning of the brain, affecting day-to-day activities in its ..

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