The sleep “sweet spot” that keeps your brain sharp

Nov 25, 2021 by

A multiyear study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found that both short and long sleepers experienced greater cognitive decline than people who were able to sleep for a moderate amount. This...

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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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Tooth loss linked to dementia and cognitive decline

Aug 3, 2021 by

Scientists have found a potential relationship between tooth loss, dementia and cognitive decline. The research was published in the journal JAMDA: The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine....

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Choir signing can improve cognitive function among the elderly...

Mar 18, 2021 by

A team of scientists from the University of Helsinki have found that for the elderly, the cognitive benefits of choir singing may be similar to those of playing an instrument...

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Hypertension during pregnancy tied to later cognitive decline...

Feb 18, 2021 by

A new report in Neurology indicates that a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy is independently associated with poorer working memory and verbal learning 15 years after pregnancy....

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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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