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New research from the Mayo Clinic has found that participating in mentally stimulating activities can help protect against the onset of mild cognitive impairment. The study, published in JAMA Neurology, showed that adults aged 70 and older who were… Read More
Older adults with mild cognitive impairment, a condition that increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, can improve brain volume and cognitive function with aerobic exercises. Lead investigator Laura D. Baker explained, “Even over a short period of… Read More
Forgetfulness and memory lapses are part of both normal aging and dementia, but there are key differences between the two, which set them apart.
Dementia is quite different from normal age-related memory loss because it doesn’t affect just memory. In… Read More
High resting heart rate and blood pressure is associated with many mental health disorders. The study, published in JAMA Psychiatry, looked at data from over a million Swedish men.
Heart rate and blood pressure are regulated by the autonomic… Read More
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is the intermediate stage between cognitive impairment associated with normal aging and dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Problems with memory, thinking, language, and judgment that occur in MCI are greater than those experienced in normal aging.
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Mild cognitive impairment in older adults may improve with computer-based brain training before dementia diagnosis. The researchers reviewed over 20 years of research and found that brain training could improve cognitive function, memory, learning, and attention, along with psychosocial functioning… Read More
A new approach to amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) therapy may help improve memory and modify disease progression. Senior study author Dr. Michela Gallagher explained, “In the case of early aMCI, it has been suggested that the increased hippocampal… Read More
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is the intermediate stage between cognitive impairment associated with normal aging and dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Problems with memory, thinking, language, and judgment that occur in MCI are greater than those experienced in normal aging.… Read More
In Alzheimer’s disease, mental deterioration in women is faster, compared to men. The researchers found that women performed significantly worse on cognitive tests, compared to men with Alzheimer’s disease. The most significant differences were seen in verbal skills between female… Read More
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) patients with anxiety face faster Alzheimer’s disease progression. The risk of Alzheimer’s disease in mild cognitive impairment patients with mild, moderate, and severe anxiety was found to increase by 33, 78, and 135 percent, respectively.… Read More
Mild cognitive impairment risk in seniors may increase with eating foods high in carbohydrates and sugar. The findings uncovered that the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) increased fourfold in those who consume a diet high in carbohydrates. The intake… Read More
Mediterranean diet slows cognitive decline rate and Alzheimer’s disease in older adults. So far the Mediterranean diet has been hailed for its heart health benefits, but much research has also shown its benefits for the brain.
The Mediterranean diet is… Read More