Trulicity is an injectable once-per-week type 2 diabetes (T2D) medication owned by Eli Lilly and Company. This medication works with click activated pen and works 24/7 in controlling blood sugar levels. The company developed a free iOS App for people using the Trulicity drug. The smartphone App alerts next medication time for new Trulicity medicine users. The App also helps Trulicity drug users to connect other resources for better drug usage. Other features of the App are
The company is planning to conduct a usability test of the App in early 2017.
A study by researchers from Australia shows a risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia in elder individuals can be reduced if they take part-time or full-time college courses. Researchers conducted cognitive tests on 359 individuals. When researchers compared cognitive capacity improvements, 90 percent of the college courses participated individuals shown significant improvements in cognitive capacity compared with 56 percent in non-participants. The lead researcher says stimulating mental capabilities such as adult-education classes later in life may enhance cognitive capacity. Researchers are going to conduct a follow-up study to find-out the effects of college study on the delay or risk reduction of dementia. Lead researcher of the study is Megan Lenehan.
Dementia : Dementia also known as senility is a decline in brain condition due to death of brain cell that impaired at least two brain functionalities (such as thinking, communicating, memory). Dementia mostly affects individuals aged over 60 years. Dementia may be caused due to stroke, head injury or brain tumor. One-third of individuals over 65 years were affected by this disease. Two-thirds of dementia affected individuals were women. Half of the individuals over 85 years are affected by dementia. Symptoms of dementia conditions increase as age increases. The commonly affected areas of the brain are
Dementia affected individual's behavior may change into sudden crying or anger when they are performing beyond their abilities. There is no treatment to stop or slow this disease but there are drugs to improve symptoms. Symptoms of dementia are
Possible risk factors for dementia are
Arizona based The TouchPoint Solution, a tech startup company recently launched "Buzzies" wearable device which can help an individual in
The product is a non-invasive neuroscientific type wearable device and uses patent-pending BLAST technology. User can
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Published by Jammi Vasista, Chennai, India.