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Challenging the mind early with education and stimulating work, and later in life with reading, socializing and computer use, may help keep it thinking clearly into old age, according to new research. In the study of people in their seventies and
The tiny particles in vehicle exhaust and other sources of air pollution may hasten cognitive decline in older adults, according to a new U...We decided to examine the link between air pollution and cognitive function in older adults because there is
The study reaffirms numerous small-scale studies in the United States, Western Europe and Japan, but it does so using data compiled across six middle-income nations and involving more than 30,000 subjects for a long-term project that began in 2007. "
Journal ; The Journal of Neuroscience Newswise New research suggests that certain types of brain cells may be picky eaters, seeming to prefer one specific energy source over others. The finding has implications for understanding the cognitive decline
April 15, 2014 Vitamin D deficiency and cognitive impairment are common in older adults, but there isn't a lot of conclusive research into whether there's a relationship between the two. A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center published
People have long believed that cognitive decline is an inherent and inevitable symptom of aging. In reality, however, most age-related mental conditions -- from minor irritations like forgetfulness to serious neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer'
Copper is an essential dietary mineral that must be maintained at levels that are in proper balance with other essential dietary minerals like zinc. But having too much "free copper," also known as bio-unavailable copper, circulating in the blood may
Internal Medicine Newswise Intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering was not associated with reduced risk for diabetes-related cognitive decline in older patients with long-standing type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a study by Jeff D.
ON FEB. 3, 2014) Many people with high blood pressure are familiar with ACE inhibitors, drugs that widen blood vessels by limiting activity of ACE angiotensin-converting enzyme a naturally occurring protein found in tissues throughout the body. But
I'm insatiably curious about how to stay healthy & where to go next. Photo: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center) According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences , a 15-minute at-home test