Recent research conducted in India on stem cell models may unveil more of the mechanisms behind familial Alzheimer’s disease. Critically, the Indian laboratory’s approach to researching the disease may make future investigations easier. Estimates place the number of patients with dementia in India at around four million. Worldwide numbers of dementia cases are estimated to […]
The University of Copenhagen in Denmark has recently released a study examining a novel approach to treating Alzheimer’s disease. With a potential future crisis of the disease on India’s hands, any new knowledge on how to prevent the condition could be a vital lifeline. India’s looming dementia crisis Two decades ago Alzheimer’s disease was […]
Worldwide numbers of dementia cases are estimated to hit 131.5 million by 2050. India is unlikely to be exempt from this trend as conditions in the country indicate numbers are set to rise rapidly. India has an aging population, and with increased life expectancy in recent years the number of individuals living to the age […]
India gained 2.9 million cases of dementia in 26 years. This is according to recent research published in The Lancet, which revealed that the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia increased from 20.2 million in 1990 to 43.8 million globally in 2016.
Urban air pollution is a key risk factor in developing dementia claims a study recently published in the BMJ Open. Does this finding suggest a future spike in dementia cases in India’s metropolises? The study may shed some light on why Alzheimer’s disease is becoming more prevalent in India. Two decades ago it was a […]
India is entirely unprepared for a future in which the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease rises sharply, according to The Alzheimer’s and Related disorders Society of India (ARDSI) it cites the lack of government policy in place to address the condition. Two decades ago the condition was considered to be rare in India. However, current estimates […]