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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Eating mushrooms may decrease cognitive decline risk

Mar 16, 2019 by

A new study on seniors has found that those who consume more than the standard portions of mushrooms recommended in a week may be able to decrease their chances of developing mild cognitive impairment by 50%....

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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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