The link between depression and cognitive decline

Jul 16, 2018 by

Research by psychologists at the University of Sussex have found substantial evidence of the link between depression and decreased cognitive function in the general population....

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How much should seniors exercise to improve brain function?

Jul 14, 2018 by

Exercise has long been tied to improved brain function in seniors, but there’s new evidence that low-intensity exercise such as walking has the same benefits as high-intensity exercises, as long as it’s done for at least 52 hours total...

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A flexible aorta might slow brain aging

Jul 10, 2018 by

The lead author in a new study believes that a more elastic aorta protects cognitive function by decreasing the negative effects of excessive blood pressure on the brain....

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How dark chocolate could boost brain health

Jun 2, 2018 by

Two new studies found that eating dark chocolate (70 percent cacao) enhances neuroplasticity in the brain and helps fight infection and disease....

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Anxiety may lead to dementia

May 30, 2018 by

Researchers at the University of Southampton’s Faculty of Medicine in the UK found that living with moderate to severe anxiety in midlife may lead to dementia in later years....

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Even mild TBI might raise dementia risk

May 26, 2018 by

A large study of veterans in the United States found that the risk of developing dementia more than doubled following mild traumatic brain injury, even without the loss of consciousness....

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Changes to the brain’s attention hub may be linked to Alzheimer’s...

May 22, 2018 by

Researchers have found a link between the frontoparietal network and the locus coeruleus may stop functioning later in life, making it hard to pay attention under stress....

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