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Exercise has long been known to provide a wealth of health benefits, both physical and mental. But a new study suggests that exercise can boost mental cognition immediately following the session...
August 30, 2019
by National Institute on Aging
Abnormal liver enzyme levels detected by commonly used blood tests may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and multiple biomarkers of the disease, according to a recent study. The findings...
August 27, 2019
by Health
When you consider everything this awe-inspiring organ does for you, it's mind-blowing. But caring for it isn't always top of, well, you know. To keep your brain sharp and nimble, learn how to...
High blood pressure is linked to a lot of common health problems, most notably stroke and heart disease. Scientists have also established a link between high blood pressure and increased dementia...
Increased, excessive napping could be an early warning of Alzheimer's disease, according to research published in August by the peer-reviewed journal Alzheimer's & Dementia.
August 13, 2019
by National Institute on Aging
In a nationwide study, researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to scan the brains of hundreds of participants in the National Institutes of Health’s Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention...
More and more studies are showing how regular exercise benefits the brain, and in particular, the aging brain. What’s less clear is how exactly exercise counters the cognitive decline that comes...
David Nisbet’s father died of dementia this summer, and he wanted to do something to honor his dad and also help other families cope with the sadness of watching a loved one’s memory slip away.
Following a healthy lifestyle is associated with a lower risk of dementia in cognitively healthy older adults at varying levels of genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias,...
Researchers are prescribing exercise as if it were a drug in a study that aims to see if it can prevent Alzheimer's disease.