Alzheimer’s disease

Preventive Measures For Dementia!

By Dr. Santosh Bangar, Psychiatry Contrary to popular belief, dementia is a syndrome rather than a specific disease. It is characterized by a progressive decline in short term memory as well as other cognitive skills. Alzheimer’s disease is responsible for about 60 to 80% of dementia cases. Vascular dementia is the second…

5 Most Common Nervous System Disorders!

By Dr. Vishal Jogi, Neurology, The nervous system helps co-ordinate and regulate the different body functions. It constitutes the brain, the spinal cord, and nerves. A disorder of the system would mean that one or more of its components are not functioning properly. The causes of nervous system disorders include infections, trauma,…

Dementia – Tips To Prevent It!

By Kiran Institute Of Ent Mental Health & Neurosciences(kiemhans) , Psychiatry Unlike what most people think, dementia is a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease. It is marked by a decline in memory as well as other cognitive skills. Alzheimer is responsible for about 60 to 80% of dementia cases.…

New blood test gives hope for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease

A new blood test developed by the scientists may significantly help in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease at the initial stage, thereby giving people warning for up to 15 years before the symptoms appear. This test is founded on an immunochemical analysis, which uses an infrared sensor. The sensor’s outer body is…