LearningRx1 March, 2018 | http://www.learningrx.org

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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Adult brains make no new memory cells

Mar 28, 2018 by

Research from the University of California, San Francisco found that the human hippocampus stops making new cells in childhood....

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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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New study finds we can learn in our sleep

Mar 20, 2018 by

Researchers have discovered that when people were shown pictures with associated words, those words that were played while they slept were easier to remember thanks to the triggering of sleep spindles in the participants’ brains....

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