Friday, 22 November 2019
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Excerpt from "Brain Food": Comparing brains on different diets

Added: 21.11.2019 14:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

MRI scans of two healthy, dementia-free people, each following either a Mediterranean diet or a Western diet, show very different results


High-salt diet promotes cognitive impairment through the Alzheimer-linked protein tau

Added: 20.11.2019 19:35 | 2 views | 0 comments

Investigators sought to understand the series of events that occur between salt consumption and poor cognition and concluded that lowering salt intake and maintaining healthy blood vessels in the brain may 'stave off' dementia. Accumulation of tau deposits has been implicated in the development of Alzheimer's disease in humans.

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Research reveals no link between statins and memory loss

Added: 19.11.2019 19:19 | 18 views | 0 comments

Over 6 years, researchers evaluated the cognitive effects of statins in elderly consumers, revealing no negative impact and potential protective effects in those at risk of dementia.

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People who cannot read may be three times as likely to develop dementia

Added: 14.11.2019 23:00 | 19 views | 0 comments

New research has found that people who are illiterate, meaning they never learned to read or write, may have nearly three times greater risk of developing dementia than people who can read and write.

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Dreaming may keep dementia at bay

Added: 24.08.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new study finds that insufficient REM sleep - the sleep phase wherein we do most of our dreaming - is strongly linked with an increased risk of dementia.


Heart-healthy middle age tied to lower risk of dementia

Added: 07.08.2017 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Study finds that modifiable vascular risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and smoking in mid-life are tied to higher risk of dementia later.



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