Obstructive sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s risk

Dec 14, 2017 by

There’s new evidence that older adults with obstructive sleep apnea may have a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s due to the higher levels of amyloid beta. Amyloid beta is the main component of the hallmark plaques of Alzheimer’s....

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Dementia breakthrough? Brain training game found to reduce risk...

Dec 12, 2017 by

A speed-of-processing training intervention developed by researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green has been found to “significantly” reduce the risk of dementia....

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Understanding the brains of high-IQ people

Dec 8, 2017 by

A research team at Goethe University Frankfurt in Germany have shown that intelligent people have key differences in brain activation patterns compared to less intelligent people....

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Getting married may help you avoid dementia

Dec 6, 2017 by

A paper published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery. and Psychiatry found that “lifelong singletons” were 42 percent more likely to develop dementia. This was even after controlling for factors like gender and age....

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Cognitive ability genes identified

Dec 4, 2017 by

Research from Feinstein Institute of Medical Research in New York looked at the results of 107,207 people’s neuropsychological tests and genomes. The scientists unlocked new details about the role of genetics in cognitive skills....

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