Type 2 diabetes linked to decreased cognitive performance

Mar 16, 2015 by

After reviewing 60 studies comparing 9,815 people with type 2 diabetes, researchers found that those with the disease performed more poorly on tests measuring cognitive abilities like executive function....

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Depression and diabetes predict dementia risk in people with MCI...

Mar 14, 2015 by

Among people with mild cognitive impairment, those with diabetes are 65% more likely to progress to dementia and those with depression and other psychiatric symptoms have more than twice the likelihood of developing it....

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Brain training program aims to help older drivers strengthen attention...

Mar 12, 2015 by

A new program in the UK aims to increase the speed of attentional switching flexibility in older drivers....

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Gestures and pictures boost ability to learn a foreign language...

Mar 10, 2015 by

A new study says that multisensory learning is best when it comes to quickly learning a foreign language....

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Brain’s inability to repair DNA cause memory loss and dementia...

Mar 7, 2015 by

Our brains do not prioritize DNA repair over other necessary functions, which may be the root cause behind memory loss and dementia....

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Too much sleep may increase stroke risk by 46%

Mar 5, 2015 by

A new study says getting more than 8 hours of sleep is associated with a significant increase in risk of stroke....

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