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2014-05-16 23:10:46

New research to expand on recent science that found path to Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia may be slowed by increased physical activity (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Brain Research Foundation today announced that it has launched a major research initiative to support and fund new science that explores the relationship between cognitive decline and exercise. The initiative will include a multi-year research effort that will expand as science and funding dictate. In addition, an education...

2014-03-18 23:30:42

Long-Term Care insurance is an investment for those who who want choices about their care and quality of life when they are older. Plan early so that the benefit of good health can keep premiums lower. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Physical aging is unavoidable but maintaining a youthful brain is not out of the question in this day and age. Last week was Brain Awareness Week, marking what would have been Albert Einstein's 135th birthday on March 14. Whether you are in your...

Teens With Low IQ, Poor Heart Fitness At Risk For Early-Onset Dementia
2014-03-11 08:42:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Men who have subpar cardiovascular fitness levels and a lower IQ during their teenage years are more likely to suffer from early-onset dementia, researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy of Gothenburg University report in the March 6 edition of the journal Brain. In a statement, researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy said that they had previously discovered a link between cardiovascular fitness at or before the age of 18 and...

2013-09-27 23:02:48

The focus is on Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, as more than 100 million people worldwide suffer from this debilitating form of dementia. “Dementia Express” is unique among books of this genre in the way it teaches how to manipulate the sub-conscious to learn new ways of thinking. Rock HIll, SC (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 This is a month that focuses attention on Alzheimer’s Disease and really all forms of dementia. It is a condition that requires an intense level of care both...

2013-07-12 23:34:38

Based on evidence, the brain stimulating activities like reading, writing, dancing and playing intelligence games like 21 Bridge can substantially reduce memory decline and improve cognitive skills in young and older adults. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Anant Goel, CEO at RKNet Studios stated: "Brain stimulating activities that include playing intelligence game 21 Bridge early in life, can reduce memory decline and enhance cognitive skills with age." According to the...

Mental Training Is Best For Battling Cognitive Decline
2013-04-16 06:42:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online There is no evidence drugs, vitamins or herbal supplements can help prevent cognitive decline in otherwise healthy older adults, claims a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Lead author Dr. Raza Naqvi of the University of Toronto and colleagues conducted a thorough review of 32 previously published randomized trials and reportedly found no proof any of those methods could help keep seniors'...

Older People Who Exercise Have Less Brain Shrinkage
2012-10-23 11:05:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physical exercise at any age is good for the body. But those who are later in their years may have a better reason to continue exercising than worrying about their figure. According to a study published in the latest issue of the journal Neurology, researchers have found that people over 70 who remain physically active have less brain shrinkage than those who do little or no exercise. Experts from Edinburgh University say that...


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