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

Men who have subpar cardiovascular fitness levels and a lower IQ during their teenage years are more likely to suffer from early-onset dementia, according to new research.

2014-03-06 16:27:14

Alzheimer Society of Canada asks: are you taking care of your brain? TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Have you been neglecting your New Year's resolutions like getting to the

2013-12-19 10:43:45

Heart disease may put older postmenopausal women at higher risk for decreased brain function such as dementia.

Study Suggests Brain Blood Vessel Cells May Be Therapeutic Targets For Alzheimer's Disease
2013-12-13 14:28:51

A study in mice shows how a breakdown of the brain's blood vessels may amplify or cause problems associated with Alzheimer's disease.

Speaking Multiple Languages Delays Dementia
2013-11-08 12:06:57

Besides being able to navigate in two or more cultures, people who speak more than one language may delay their risk of developing dementia.

2013-10-02 10:48:44

A review of dozens of studies on the use of statin medications to prevent heart attacks shows that the commonly prescribed drugs pose no threat to short-term memory, and that they may even protect against dementia when taken for more than one year.

2013-09-10 14:32:55

A political drive, led by the UK and US, to screen older people for minor memory changes (often called mild cognitive impairment or pre-dementia) is leading to unnecessary investigation and potentially harmful treatment for what is arguably an inevitable consequence of aging.

New Research Confirms Mediterranean Diet Is Good For The Brain
2013-09-03 14:07:07

The Mediterranean diet has been known for its ability to trim fat and build up a six-pack, but a new study shows that it does not just benefit the body, but the mind as well.

Art Preserves Skills Despite Onset Of Vascular Dementia In 'Remarkable' Case Of The Late Mary Hecht
2013-08-23 06:50:19

The ability to draw spontaneously as well as from memory may be preserved in the brains of artists long after the deleterious effects of vascular dementia have diminished their capacity to complete simple, everyday tasks, according to a new study by physicians at St. Michael's Hospital.


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