Board games appear to stave off cognitive decline

Dec 2, 2019 by

New research from the University of Edinburgh found that people who play more non-digital games in their 70s were more likely to maintain healthy cognitive function in their older years. This was even after accounting for confounding factors, such...

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Fluctuating blood pressure may hasten cognitive decline

Oct 22, 2019 by

A team of scientists from the NILVAD study group looked at data from a variety of European research institutions and found that fluctuations in blood pressure correlate with a faster rate of cognitive decline among people with Alzheimer’s....

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Higher body mass later in live linked to faster brain aging

Aug 2, 2019 by

Scientists from the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami in Florida have discovered a correlation between body mass index later in life and how quickly the cerebral cortex things out in older age....

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Cognitive decline speeds up with heart attack or angina

Jul 18, 2019 by

A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology indicates that coronary heart disease, such as angina and heart attacks, appear to accelerate cognitive decline after, but not before, the event....

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Inflammation in midlife hastens cognitive decline

Mar 24, 2019 by

Johns Hopkins University researchers used data from 12,336 people to assess inflammation’s effect on cognitive decline....

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Sleep apnea may be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s

Mar 20, 2019 by

In new research from the Mayo Clinic, brain scans have revealed that there may be an association between sleep apnea and a particular Alzheimer’s biomarker....

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