The Guardian Blood proteins can predict dementia in people with mild cognitive impairment Alzheimer's Society A number of proteins in the blood could predict the transition between mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia, according to research...
Brain games that could pay off in retirement MarketWatch Outside of academia, brain fitness has become a big business: the brain training and cognitive assessment market reached an estimated $1.3 billion in 2013, up from an estimated $210 million...
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“We wanted to look at aging, particularly dementia and cognitive decline as people get older, and the importance of sleep. Our results provide compelling evidence that sleep matters a lot,” said lead author Theresa E.
This study indicates that one should sleep more than 6 hours, but less than 9 to stay in top mental condition. Too little sleep also contributes to weight gain- so plan to get your beauty rest!
It's common knowledge that dancing is a great form of exercise, offering cardio benefits as well as training in flexibility and balance. But studies have recently proven another, less expected benefit.
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It is an experience as familiar as it is frustrating to many parents and teachers - getting children to pay attention to simple instructions while they are engrossed in watching television, playing a game or reading a book.
The brains of college football players are different from the brains of other students, a new study reports, adding to concerns that sports-related hits to the head could have lingering effects even in healthy athletes who’ve never had a concussion.
Can playing football be dangerous for the brain? An interesting study finds that the hippocampus is smaller in most players, and even those who have never had a concussion.
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Some tips on what to avoid and what to eat to ward off dementia.
Healthy body, healthy brain: Diabetes, heart disease—even poor gum health– have all been shown to increase a person's risk for developing Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. Conversely, individuals who exercise on a ...
Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.
I have often thought there was a connection between writing and remembering. Now there is a study showing that this is true. Have you ever written down your grocery list only to forget it on the counter? And did you remember to buy everything on your list? Think about it!
The more physically active you are in your 20s, the better your thinking tends to be when you reach middle age, according to a large-scale new study. But it’s never too late to improve the health of your brain.