Latest Cognitive reserve Stories

2009-07-14 08:45:00

VIENNA, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eating a "heart healthy" diet and maintaining or increasing participation in moderate physical activity may help preserve our memory and thinking abilities as we age, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) in Vienna.

2009-05-22 09:49:24

Analyzing MRI studies of the brain with software developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may allow diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and of mild cognitive impairment, a lesser form of dementia that precedes the development of Alzheimer's by several years.

2009-05-18 06:55:00

New research suggests that stimulating the brain by working longer into senior years could possibly prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

2009-01-08 11:15:00

Home Edition of #1 Brain Fitness Product for Senior Living Communities LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The threat of dementia looms large for anyone over the age of 60, sending consumers scrambling for a way to preserve their brain health.

2008-11-13 18:00:24

Greater education may help buffer against amyloid plaques and other brain pathology linked to Alzheimer's disease, U.S. researchers said. Scientists at the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Washington University School of Medicine in St.

2008-08-19 09:01:13

Dakim Inc. announced today that its (m)Power(R) Cognitive Fitness System has now been adopted by more than 150 senior living communities to help residents protect themselves against dementia.

2008-02-01 16:32:55

A Columbia University Medical Center research team has uncovered how stimulation of a particular brain region can help stave off the deficits in working memory, associated with an extended sleep deprivation.

2007-06-23 06:20:00

For the first time, there is evidence that daily meditation appears to improve memory loss and may strengthen parts of the brain affected by Alzheimer's disease.

2006-02-15 19:10:00

Alzheimer's disease, a leading cause of dementia in the elderly, appears later in highly educated people -- but once it does, it advances more quickly, scientists said on Thursday.

2005-09-23 10:53:13

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with challenging jobs may have to work hard, but the payoff could be some protection against Alzheimer's disease later in life, new research suggests.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.