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Topic- Cognitive health

 

Strength training helps cognition-6034

Strength training helps cognition

A group of 100 people ages 55 and older who had mild cognitive impairment engaged in progressive strength training and cognitive training two to three days per week over six months.

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Prevention and support could save billions for dementia care-6015

Prevention and support could save billions for dementia care

An updated estimate from Australia pegs the cost of dementia in 2016 at $14.25 billion, based on direct costs, such as health care and medication, and indirect costs, such as lost productivity due to lost work.

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Frequent mental activities reduce risk of cognitive decline-5950

Frequent mental activities reduce risk of cognitive decline

Research has mounted that physical, mental and social activity help maintain brain health (Cognitive Aging, National Academies).

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Exercise intensity may benefit brain more than minutes of exercise-5479

Exercise intensity may benefit brain more than minutes of exercise

A growing body of research has shown that physical activity encourages cognitive health as well as physical function. But how much exercise? A research team decided to explore that question.

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Improve cardiorespiratory fitness to improve cognition-5460

Improve cardiorespiratory fitness to improve cognition

For a pilot study, 101 people who had no cognitive impairment but were sedentary or underactive were assigned to exercise groups or a control group.

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Do people know how to reduce their risk of cognitive decline?-5402

Do people know how to reduce their risk of cognitive decline?

An online poll was conducted among 1,600 people who answered questions about their knowledge of brain health and the relationship to cognitive decline and dementia. The majority (91%) of respondents believed they could reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

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