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Japanese pharmaceuticals collaborate on dementia treatment

NAGPUR: Takeda Pharmaceutical and Shionogi & Co. along with other three Japanese drug companies recently collaborated to develop treatment techniques for dementia and similar neurological diseases. Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma, Ono Pharmaceutical and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma are also taking part in the joint-research project.

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New Alzheimer’s drug untangles brain and reverses condition

NAGPUR: A drug that reverses Alzheimer’s by destroying proteins that cause the disease could be on the horizon.

It targets the ‘tangles’ that destroy nerve cells in the brain – leading to the memory loss and confusion that blights the lives of sufferers and their Read More »

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Eating vegetable oils could lead to fatigue, migraines and dementia

CHANDIGADH: In the middle of the 20th century, concerned by the growing heart-attack epidemic, Americans ditched butter and other saturated fats in favor of vegetable oils.

According to Dr. Catherine Shanahan, author of the new book “Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food” (Flatiron Read More »

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Dietary research for apps to beat dementia and make us smarter

NAGPUR: Many apps exist to monitor fitness and food intake — but might they one day be used to help us choose foods that can help to combat mental decline in old age or improve children’s academic performance?

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