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Optimal blood pressure helps our brains age slower

Nov 18, 2021 by

Research from The Australian National University has found that although optimal blood pressure helps our brains stay at least 6 months younger than our actual age, the same isn’t true for elevated blood pressure that falls within the normal...

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Exercise may regulate iron in brain to stave off Alzheimer’s...

Oct 26, 2021 by

A new study in mice points to the idea that exercise may protect against Alzheimer’s by improving the regulation of iron metabolism in the brain. Regular exercise reduces circulating levels of a protein called Interleukin-6, which promotes inflammation and...

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Mental abilities can improve with age

Sep 23, 2021 by

New research published in Nature Human Behavior indicates that two key brain functions can improve in older people. Scientists found that the functions—which allow us to attend to new information and to focus on what’s important in a given...

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How Alzheimer’s affects sleep

Sep 2, 2021 by

Sleep patterns tend to change with age but for those with Alzheimer’s, it’s more complex. They may experience sleep disturbances and disorders, changes to their sleep cycle, and shorter or fragmented sleep....

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