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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Keto Diet May Reduce Alzheimer’s

Sep 18, 2020 by

Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine found a distinctive gut bacterial “signature” in the people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The found that a modified Mediterranean-style keto diet changed the bacterial communities in the volunteers’ guts and reduced...

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Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may protect against cognitive decline...

Jul 30, 2020 by

A new study published in the journal JAMA Open Network has found that it may be beneficial for middle-age or older adults to consume low to moderate amounts of alcohol in order to slow cognitive decline....

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Exercise improves cognitive function

Oct 9, 2019 by

A new study published in Scientific Reports has found a correlation between exercise and improved cognitive performance. The research also indicates that this boost in brain power is linked to white matter integrity....

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Handgrip May Warn of Cognitive Impairment

Sep 27, 2019 by

A team of researchers from the University of Michigan School of Nursing has found that every 11-pound reduction in handgrip strength among adults over 50 correlates with a 10% greater chance for any cognitive impairment and an 18% greater...

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