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People With Schizophrenia Are 2.5 Times More Likely Develop Dementia: Study

A recent study has found that people with schizophrenia are 2.5 times more likely to develop dementia than those without mental illness. While the correlation between the two conditions has long been known, researchers are still trying to determine the exact cause. The study’s authors say that more research is needed to better understand the ...click here to read more

Should You Be Worried about Memory Lapses?

You’ve learned a lot of things in your life. Far too many to remember. So, cut yourself some slack when something slips your mind, especially if it’s not particularly important to you. And try not to worry. It’s likely not related to some underlying brain disease like Alzheimer’s or dementia. Just like you’re not as ...click here to read more

Foods That Might Help Reduce Memory Loss

A nutrient-packed diet isn’t just great for your body. It can protect your brain, too. A healthful, nutrient-rich diet can help blood and oxygen get to your brain, as well as protect brain cells, help reduce the risk of memory and thinking trouble, and potentially lower the risk for memory loss. But are there specific ...click here to read more

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Good Sleep May Fend Off Dementia

Good sleep comes with many benefits: it helps you feel refreshed, energized, and clear-headed during the day. It may also help defend against dementia and early death. A couple of studies from 2021 suggest that too little sleep may boost the risk for dementia and impact longevity. Although it’s long been understood that dementia can ...click here to read more

Housework Linked to Sharper Memory and Better Fall Protection in Older Adults

No one loves to do housework, but new research shows the benefits that it may hold, including sharper memory, better leg strength, greater attention span, and greater protection against falls. The study published in the journal BMJ Open found that housework can be a great form of physical activity in older adults. Regular physical activity ...click here to read more

Could You Be Eating Your Way To Dementia?

Suppose you eat many fruits, vegetables, beans, and other foods with anti-inflammatory effects, good job. You’re giving yourself a good chance at warding off memory loss, dementia, and other forms of cognitive decline. However, eating a lot of golden-brown, sugary, starchy, or processed foods that promote inflammation can have the opposite effect. New research suggests ...click here to read more

It’s Okay to Be a Little Forgetful

This hasn’t been a great week for my memory. So far, I’ve forgotten my keys, some important groceries, and a few names. But I’m not too worried about it. Other than the awkwardness of forgetting a name or having to head back to the grocery store, the lapses lead to little more than some minor ...click here to read more

A Colorful Diet Could Defend against Dementia

A new study suggests eating colorful foods may help defend against dementia, so head to the grocery store for some berries, orange juice, and apples. Research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests that the more colorful fruits and vegetables a person eats, the better protection they appear to have from cognitive ...click here to read more

A Relaxing “Habit” That Could Help Preserve Your Memory

You snooze, you… win! If you’re talking about memory, that is. New research shows that afternoon naps can significantly benefit brain function, potentially reducing the risk of age-related memory loss. Good sleep habits are associated with a lower risk of dementia and higher levels of executive function, cognition, memory, and understanding. Afternoon naps may provide ...click here to read more

Eye Test Can Predict Parkinson’s-Linked Cognitive Decline

A revolutionary new eye test can predict Parkinson’s-Linked Cognitive Decline. Researchers believe this new vision test can predict which people with the disease will develop cognitive impairment and possible dementia 18 months later. The study published in Movement Disorders adds to previously collected evidence showing that vision changes precede the cognitive decline that occurs in ...click here to read more