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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Trauma linked to cognitive decline in adults

Oct 6, 2020 by

According to new research, people who suffer from trauma—either in childhood or adulthood—may experience more cognitive decline as they age compared to those who haven’t gone through trauma. In addition, adults who went through recent trauma had a larger...

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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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