Blood Pressure Treatment May Keep Brain Healthy

Sep 11, 2019 by

Scientists from the Department of Diagnostic Medicine at the University of Texas at Austin have found that intensive blood pressure treatment in your 50s is linked to a lower chance of developing white matter lesions later in life....

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Daytime Sleepiness in Alzheimer’s Caused by Brain Cell Death...

Sep 5, 2019 by

People with Alzheimer’s often experience extreme daytime sleepiness and until recently, scientists weren’t sure why. But new research out of the University of California, San Francisco has found that major brain cell loss in the regions of the brain...

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RA causes brain fog

Aug 24, 2019 by

Although many people have heard of “brain fog” as a symptom or side effect of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or chemotherapy, few may be aware that the chronic inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis can also cause “brain fog.” This general...

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Cognitive decline speeds up with heart attack or angina

Jul 18, 2019 by

A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology indicates that coronary heart disease, such as angina and heart attacks, appear to accelerate cognitive decline after, but not before, the event....

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Frontotemporal dementia affects moral emotions

Jul 14, 2019 by

New research indicates that there may be a marker and new testing tool to help distinguishing frontotemporal dementia (FTD) from Alzheimer’s. The study found that while FTD impairs moral emotions more than non-moral ones, people with Alzheimer’s show no...

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High blood pressure drug may slow Alzheimer’s

Jul 10, 2019 by

New research indicates that a drug called nilvadipine, which is regularly used to treat high blood pressure, may help people with Alzheimer’s disease by increasing the amount of blood that flows to the brain....

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Women better at remembering words and faces

Jul 6, 2019 by

Research of more than 1.2 million people found that women may have a slightly better episodic memory. These are the types of memories related to personally experienced events. Part of this appears to be become women are often better...

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