6 months of exercise may reverse mild cognitive impairment

Feb 10, 2019 by

A new study published in the journal Neurology found that just six months of aerobic exercise may be enough to reverse symptoms of mild cognitive impairment in older adults. The results of the study found that the group who...

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American Academy of Neurology now recommends brain training for MCI...

Dec 29, 2017 by

The American Academy of Neurology has just updated it practice guidelines for mild cognitive impairment. The organization now recommends exercise and cognitive training, not medicine....

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Idea of an Alzheimer’s vaccine shows promise

Nov 15, 2017 by

Research published in Nature Vaccines indicates that a vaccine designed to treat psoriasis and cat allergies also hold promise in the fight against Alzheimer’s....

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Adult brains undergo structural changes earlier than we thought...

Nov 1, 2017 by

New research has found that fractional anisotropy decreases significantly with age and that the link to age-related changes is so significant that researchers can accurately estimate an individual’s age just by analyzing brain scans....

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Dancing may help combat brain aging

Oct 28, 2017 by

In a study of adults between ages 63 and 80, researchers found that those who took 90 minutes of dance lessons each week (compared to a group that did 90 minutes of strength-endurance training) saw greater signs of reversing...

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Allergies may actually help memory

Oct 28, 2016 by

When researchers in Austria exposed mice to grass pollen to induce an allergic reaction, they found that the reaction stimulated the growth of new neurons. It appears as though allergic reactions suppress the decline of creating new memories, which...

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