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2014-07-08 08:25:02

Outperforms existing apps in user engagement, effectiveness and price COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain+, a new brain-training regimen that outpaces existing apps in engagement, effectiveness and economy for users, is being launched today in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Free to download, Brain+ is available now to iPhone and iPad users through the Apple AppStore. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140618/119199 Brain+ contains a...

2014-07-01 11:36:25

Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have found evidence that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age. These findings, relevant in the context of Singapore's rapidly ageing society, pave the way for future work on sleep loss and its contribution to cognitive decline, including dementia. Past research has examined the impact of sleep duration on cognitive functions in older adults. Though faster...

2014-05-07 10:19:14

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Even among the healthiest individuals, memory and cognitive abilities decline with age. This aspect of normal aging can affect an individual’s quality of life and capability to live independently but the rate of decline is variable across individuals. There are many factors that can influence this trajectory, but perhaps none more importantly than genetics. Scientists are seeking to identify key molecular switches that control age-related...

2014-05-06 23:09:31

The Milken Institute’s contributing authors explore how long life is changing the world of health, work, innovation, policy, and purpose. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 An aging revolution is changing the world, a titanic shift that will alter every aspect of human existence. In their new book, The Upside of Aging: How Long Life is Changing the World of Health, Work, Innovation, Policy, and Purpose (WILEY; April 2014; Hardcover & e-book; $39.95; ISBN: 978-1-118-69203-5), Paul...

2014-05-02 23:03:06

Four-part lecture series dispels memory myths and empowers older adults with latest information. Seattle (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Healthy Brain Aging a four-part, collaborative lecture series from UW Medicine and Era Living retirement communities, kicks off on Wednesday, May 7, and continues May 14, May 21, and June 11. Each lecture begins at 10:45am. The Healthy Brain Aging series is open to the public with advance reservations at each of the following communities: May 7 at University House...

2014-04-23 08:32:54

Resource Will Provide Comprehensive Overview of the Science for Prevention Therapies NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) announced today the launch of Cognitive Vitality, a new online resource developed to provide a comprehensive and credible overview and analysis of the science for specific strategies to prevent Alzheimer's and related dementias. The resource showcases the strength of the science for and against...

Cognitive Performance In Older Adults Improved With Nutritional Supplement
2014-02-07 12:24:26

University of South Florida NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Declines in the underlying brain skills needed to think, remember and learn are normal in aging. In fact, this cognitive decline is a fact of life for most older Americans. Therapies to improve the cognitive health of older adults are critically important for lessening declines in mental...

Genetics Influence Brain Aging
2013-11-05 03:14:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The declining brain function that occurs during the normal aging process has been demonstrated for the first time to be genetically influenced in a large study sample, according to new research appearing in Monday’s edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “Identification of genes associated with brain aging should improve our understanding of the biological processes that govern normal...

2013-09-30 23:01:15

A well-known American inventor developed America's #1 cognitive enhancer Procera AVH after a long history of research into brain health and performance. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Josh Reynolds, the well-known American inventor who developed the popular brain supplement PROCERA AVH, says it reflects his lifelong curiosity and study into the inner workings of the human brain. Reynolds is the author of the book 20/20 Brain Power – 20 Days to a Calmer, Sharper Mind and the...


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