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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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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Passive TV may impair memory in older people

Mar 26, 2019 by

A new study from the UK found that older people who spent 3.5 hours or more per day watching TV experienced a greater decline in verbal memory than those who watched fewer hours of TV per day....

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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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Brain health tied to vascular risk factors

Mar 18, 2019 by

A research team from the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh has examined the role that vascular risk factors—such as smoking, obesity and hypertension—play in brain health....

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