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ICMR releases MUDRA Toolbox in 5 Indian languages

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) released “Multilingual Dementia Research and Assessment (MUDRA) toolbox” in five Indian Languages on October 5, 2021. Key Facts Toolbox was launched in order to expand the care and outreach to people suffering from dementia. Toolbox has been launched in languages including Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam. About MUDRA ..

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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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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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