cognitive decline

If there’s one food that people associate with Valentine’s Day, it’s chocolate. More than half of those celebrating are expected to give candy this year, spending 1.8 billion dollars on sweet treats, according to the National Retail Federation. Although studies that find chocolate is good for your…
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For several years, studies have linked hearing loss and dementia, but no major study has addressed the big question: Could using hearing aids reduce the risk of cognitive decline?
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You’ve probably heard the tips. Visualize something about the person that will remind you of the name: Rose — the woman wearing the pink sweater. Spike — the guy with the hair. Repeat the name either mentally or out loud.
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As with so many other perplexing questions about Alzheimer's disease and dementia, researchers are unsure why there seems to be a link between low vitamin D levels and a higher risk of developing these brain diseases.
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After just two years, older people who exercised, socialized and ate a healthy diet improved their memory, focus and other signs of brain health, according to a breakthrough study presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week. In another piece…
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The Post-it note on the box said, "Little things. Wanna look?"
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Think you should worry about your brain slowing down post-age 50? Too late. It's already started at age 24. Or at least that's what a Canadian study of players of a hypercompetitive computer game has found.
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A simple blood test that a researcher calls a "game changer" may be able to accurately predict whether older adults will develop dementia.
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Try saying this 10 times fast: "pad kid poured curd pulled cod."
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Eating a handful of nuts a day may be all it takes to help ward off serious disease and prolong a healthy life, says a major new study.
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