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Topic- Cognitive health

 

Dementia caregivers face challenges, benefits-6170

Dementia caregivers face challenges, benefits

The strain of providing care for someone with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia comes through in the latest results from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, with 78% saying caregiving was stressful.

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One type of brain training may reduce dementia risk-6168

One type of brain training may reduce dementia risk

Cognitive training to improve the brain's processing speed has been shown to provide benefits up to 10 years later, according to Indiana University School of Medicine researchers.

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Learning, staying in shape key to longer life-6165

Learning, staying in shape key to longer life

Individuals who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogram (2.2 pounds) of weight they carry, according to an analysis of genetic data from more than 600,000 people..

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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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