Reduced cholesterol breakdown may accelerate dementia in men

Jul 27, 2021 by

Researchers at the National Institute on Aging found a link between low serum levels of oxysterols and he progression of dementia in men, but not women. The study was published in the journal PLOS Medicine....

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Healthy hearts may mean better cognitive abilities

Jun 22, 2021 by

A new study of more than 29,000 people living in the United Kingdom found that those with a healthy heart structure and function performed significantly better in cognitive ability tests than those with a less healthy heart structure and...

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Mediterranean diet may reduce dementia risk

Jun 17, 2021 by

A new study has found that the Mediterranean diet may help reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline by helping to prevent the buildup of two proteins and brain-volume shrinkage associated with Alzheimer’s....

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High blood pressure may be bigger dementia risk for women

Jun 15, 2021 by

Even after accounting for other risk factors, a new study found that hypertension was associated with a higher risk of dementia in women than in men....

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The best foods for a child’s brain development

Jun 8, 2021 by

Nutrition researchers have compiled a list of foods that are full of nutrients important for brain health. Adding these foods to your child’s diet may support healthy brain development and function....

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Brain changed by caffeine in utero

May 25, 2021 by

A team from the University of Rochester Medical Center found that caffeine consumption during pregnancy can change important brain pathways that could lead to behavioral problems later in life....

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The 13 factors that shape brain health

Mar 24, 2021 by

The American Heart Association has outlined a list of 13 crucial factors that affect the maintenance of cognitive abilities....

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