Late menopause may help protect memory

Apr 22, 2018 by

Research from the University of London found that the age at which a woman starts menopause influences her memory performance later in life....

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Sitting harms the brain, even if you exercise

Apr 20, 2018 by

A preliminary study has found that adults between ages 45 and 75 who did not have dementia had greater thinning of the medial temporal lobe if they spent more time sitting—even with high levels of physical activity....

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High fitness may slash dementia risk for women

Mar 30, 2018 by

A study published in Neurology has found that women who are very physically fit may also have a greatly decreased risk of dementia....

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High cholesterol in late life may mean better brain health

Mar 26, 2018 by

Although subjects in a new study who were ages 75 to 84 and had high cholesterol than they did in midlife had a 50% higher risk of marked cognitive decline, the opposite was true for those ages 85 to...

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Head injuries may lead to early Alzheimer’s

Mar 24, 2018 by

A new study published in the journal Neuropsychology appears to confirm the link between concussions and neurodegenerative diseases....

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Boosting the brain’s immune cells may stop Alzheimer’s...

Mar 22, 2018 by

Two new studies published in the journal Neuron suggest that immune cells in the brain may help create future treatments for Alzheimer’s....

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MIND diet may slow cognitive decline after stroke

Mar 14, 2018 by

Scientists have found that the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet, which may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, may also help slow cognitive decline after a stroke....

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