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Topic- Cognitive health

 

Report: Evidence for strategies to slow cognitive decline-6106

Report: Evidence for strategies to slow cognitive decline

A comprehensive report from the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on preventing cognitive decline and dementia provides a compelling view of the evidence for interventions such as cognitive training and physical activity, and points the way to improving future research.

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Combine cognitive and physical activities to improve ADLs-6103

Combine cognitive and physical activities to improve ADLs

Both physical activity and cognitive activity are approaches to fostering healthy aging. A team of researchers wanted to determine if participation in each or both of these types of activity would impact the activities of daily living (ADLs) performed by individuals with some cognitive decline.

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Infographic: Dementia risks - nine modifiable-6093

Infographic: Dementia risks - nine modifiable

"Dementia is the greatest global challenge for health and social care in the 21st century," according to the Dementia Commission of The Lancet medical journal.

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Physical and cognitive dimensions may slow cognitive decline-6081

Physical and cognitive dimensions may slow cognitive decline

The physical dimension of wellness focuses on the many elements needed to keep bodies strong, including nutrition, health care, sleep, physical activity and avoiding smoking or excessive drinking.

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Leisure-time physical activity may reduce risk of Alzheimer's-6066

Leisure-time physical activity may reduce risk of Alzheimer's

A systematic review found 24 studies that examined the relationship between physical activity and new cases of Alzheimer's disease.

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Build cognitive reserve with midlife challenges-6060

Build cognitive reserve with midlife challenges

The theory of cognitive reserve suggests that people's lifestyle in early and middle ages challenges the brain, which makes them more able to tolerate illness or declines as they age.

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