Researchers find aging brain can still grow, regenerate cells...

Sep 28, 2018 by

A new report published in the journal Cell Stem Cell says that the aging brain can still grow and regenerate new cells....

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Eating fiber can delay brain aging

Sep 20, 2018 by

A new study has found that eating fiber-rich foods, such a broccoli, nuts, oats, beans and whole-grain bread, might help delay brain aging by triggering the production of a short-chain fatty acid that has anti-inflammatory properties.

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New risk factor for dementia identified

Sep 18, 2018 by

New research has found that people whose exposure to nitrogen dioxide from air pollution was in the top fifth had a 40% greater risk of being diagnosed with dementia, deregistration from the doctor’s office or death, whichever came first....

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Largest brain study identifies driver of brain aging

Sep 12, 2018 by

Researchers studied the brain scans of more than 30,000 people between 9 months old and 105 years old and found that schizophrenia, cannabis use and alcohol abuse are just several disorders related to accelerated brain aging....

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Dementia: Both too much and too little alcohol may raise risk...

Sep 4, 2018 by

A new study of more than 9,000 people over 23 years has found that there is a link between alcohol consumption and dementia risk, but it’s complicated. On one hand, alcohol-related hospital admissions raised the risk of dementia fourfold....

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Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer’s

Sep 2, 2018 by

Researchers have found that taking the drug memantine, which is current used to manage the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, may help prevent it if taken long before the symptoms of the condition appear....

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