Scientists have endorsed more natural therapies for the treatment of mental disorders including mood swings, anxiety, depression, Alzheimer’s and bipolar disorder.
24 Sep 2020
As part of activities to mark the World Alzheimer’s Day (WAD), September 21, Gabi-Williams Alzheimer’s Foundation (GWAF), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called for early diagnosis of dementia by medical practitioners for proper care and management of the patient. This measure if taken, according to the foundation, would help reduce the inexorable rise of the…
31 Jul 2020
A Nigerian healthcare assistant based in Ireland, who raped a 73-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s in her nursing home bed during the COVID-19 lockdown three months ago, has been jailed for 11 years at the Central Criminal Court.
29 Apr 2020
Jill Gascoine has died aged 83 following a ten-year battle with Alzheimer's disease as her family says they are relieved she is not suffering anymore. The British actress, best known for her TV role as Detective Inspector Maggie Forbes in 1980s TV series The Gentle Touch, and spin-off C.A.T.S. Eyes and The Onedin Line, was…
24 Nov 2019
Alzheimer disease is the most common type of dementia. Dementia is a set of symptoms such as memory loss, difficulties with thinking and changes in behaviour that is progressive (continues to worsen if not treated). These symptoms are due to changes in the brain due to disease conditions that damage brain tissues. Globally, around 50…
27 Sep 2019
Scientists have recorded giant breakthroughs in technologies that could help people live healthier and longer lives.
13 Aug 2019
Argentina's 1986 World Cup-winning defender Jose Luis Brown has died following a long battle with Alzheimer's, his former club Estudiantes de La Plata said.
14 Sep 2017
Experts in the public health sector have said that regular exercises can help one to prevent Alzheimer’s disease by 65 per cent.
7 Sep 2017
Carpolobia lutea is a small plant that often grows to 15 feet in height. People of Southern Nigeria consume its juicy fruits. The plant is well distributed in West and also Central Africa.
13 May 2017
Globally, cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s in the elderly (and not so old) are on the rise. Dementia is a debilitating ailment that can affect the wellbeing of seniors...
4 Jul 2016
An active compound in marijuana can contribute to the removal of toxic proteins in the brain, which are thought to kick-start the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found.
22 Jun 2016
President and convener of Women Foundation of Nigeria (WFN), Iyom Josephine Anenih, has called for social support for patients suffering Alzheimer diseases and their caregivers ...