Brain damage from sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s looks identical...

Oct 26, 2020 by

A team of researchers at the School of Health and Biomedical sciences at RMIT University found multiple similarities between Alzheimer’s and sleep apnea in terms of brain damage. In both, plaques appear first in the same locations and spread...

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Socialization may slow cognitive decline

Oct 8, 2020 by

Researchers at Wake Forest conducted research on the impact of dance and socialization on brain function in older adults diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment. Although the study is ongoing, the team expects the results their seeing to continue, including...

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Common drugs linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk

Sep 22, 2020 by

A team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego found a link between anticholinergics and mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Anticholinergic drugs are prescribed for a range of conditions, including depression, seasonal allergies, incontinence and chronic obstructive pulmonary...

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Aging memories may not be worse, just different

Sep 3, 2020 by

The results of study published in the journal Nature Communications has found that aging memories may not be worse, just different, in terms of how people process the boundaries of events and episodic memory....

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New drug may reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s

Sep 1, 2020 by

A team of scientists at the Salk Institute has found that a drug that previously showed aging in brain cells was able to reverse memory loss in a mouse model with Alzheimer’s....

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Desk jobs may lower cognitive decline risk

Aug 25, 2020 by

If you’re working at a desk all day, take note: New research indicates that a sedentary job may actually provide more protection from cognitive decline than more physical jobs....

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