A healthy heart may protect against cognitive decline

May 18, 2016 by

There’s new evidence that a healthy heart may also protect against age-related cognitive decline....

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Women’s verbal memory better than men’s in early Alzheimer’s...

May 16, 2016 by

A new study published in “Neurology” reports that women appear to be able to hold on to their verbal memory skills for longer than men....

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Implantable capsule shows promise for preventing Alzheimer’s...

May 14, 2016 by

Researchers in Switzerland are working on an implantable capsule that releases antibodies that travel to the brain, trigger an immune response and clear beta-amyloid proteins....

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At-home cognitive remediation may help MS patients

May 12, 2016 by

A recent trial of people with MS found that those who used computer-based cognitive remediation training programs had significantly higher cognitive test scores than those who had a placebo computer program....

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Our brains file memories during rest

May 10, 2016 by

A UCLA study of rats (which are very similar to human in terms of brains) found that memories formed in one part of the brain are replayed and transferred to a different area during rest....

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Some common OTC meds linked to cognitive impairment

May 8, 2016 by

Older adults are being warned to avoid OTC products like cold medicines because they are linked to cognitive impairment....

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