Pets may be linked to slower cognitive decline

Mar 24, 2022 by

A preliminary study from the University of Michigan Medical Center has found that long-term pet ownership is linked to slower decline in cognition over time. The researchers believe that the potential stress-buffering effects of pet ownership could provide a...

read more

VR Shopping Task Could Help Test for Cognitive Decline

Feb 22, 2022 by

New research published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research indicates that a virtual reality test may offer an effective means of assessing cognitive function. The test has participants “go to the shops” and the results have helped researchers...

read more

Exercise “Sweet Spot” Reverses Cognitive Decline in Mice...

Feb 8, 2022 by

A new study out of Australia discovered that there’s an exercise “sweet spot” that reverses cognitive decline in aging mice. In the experiments, mice who ran for 35 days had noticeable effects on learning because the exercise led to...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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....

read more