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Good news for those reading and writing this article: a new study from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago claims reading and writing may preserve memory into old age.
Pick up a book! Reading and writing now may contribute to prolonged memory retention and thinking abilities when you’re older.
Two new studies published in the April 4 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, suggest that a person's memory declines at a faster rate in the last two-and-a-half years of life than at any other time after memory problems first begin.
New research finds that a person's memory declines at a faster rate in the two- and-a-half years before death than at any other time after memory problems first begin.
Old age and memory loss have long been anecdotally linked, but advancing in years may not actually be related to those so-called 'senior moments' that often plague the elderly.
You've heard that activities like completing crossword puzzles, reading a book and listening to the radio may protect your brain from dementia.
Depression is commonly reported in people with Alzheimer's disease and its precursor, mild cognitive impairment, with several studies suggesting having a history of major depression may nearly double your risk of developing dementia later in life.
People with Alzheimer's disease experience a rate of cognitive decline four times greater than those with no cognitive impairment according to a new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
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