Brain Changes May Occur 34 Years Before Alzheimer’s Symptoms...

May 25, 2019 by

There’s new evidence that changes in the brain’s anatomy and neurochemistry can occur decades before any symptoms of Alzheimer’s actually appear. The study on the brain’s “changepoints” in Alzheimer’s was published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience....

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Sugar going into the brain during septic shock causes memory loss...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Survivors of septic shock often experience memory loss and decreased cognitive function and now researchers might understand why. New research found that during septic shock, sugar is released into the blood stream and enters the brain. The sugar disrupts...

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Boosting brain health with a 5-minute breathing workout

Apr 8, 2019 by

A new study indicates that Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training appears to boost physical and cognitive performance and cardiovascular health. The technique involves inhaling through a resistive hand-held device 30 times (30 inhalations) per day....

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Fighting age-related memory decline by syncing brain waves

Apr 4, 2019 by

Researchers at Boston University used brain stimulation to improve synchronization between gamma and theta brain waves in the left temporal and prefrontal cortexes in older people with memory decline. This technique rapidly boosted the participants’ working memory function for...

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Passive TV may impair memory in older people

Mar 26, 2019 by

A new study from the UK found that older people who spent 3.5 hours or more per day watching TV experienced a greater decline in verbal memory than those who watched fewer hours of TV per day....

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Inflammation in midlife hastens cognitive decline

Mar 24, 2019 by

Johns Hopkins University researchers used data from 12,336 people to assess inflammation’s effect on cognitive decline....

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Sleep apnea may be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s

Mar 20, 2019 by

In new research from the Mayo Clinic, brain scans have revealed that there may be an association between sleep apnea and a particular Alzheimer’s biomarker....

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