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Optimal sleep linked to lower risks of dementia, early death-6461

Optimal sleep linked to lower risks of dementia, early death

Short and long daily sleep duration were risk factors for dementia and premature death in a study of Japanese adults ages 60 and older published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Association.

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Exergaming may boost cognition in those with MCI-6449

Exergaming may boost cognition in those with MCI

Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) showed significant improvement with certain complex thinking and memory skills after exergaming, researchers report.

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How much exercise is needed to improve cognitive function?-6440

How much exercise is needed to improve cognitive function?

People with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercise an average of at least 52 hours over about six months for about an hour each session may improve their thinking skills, according to a new review of the literature.

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Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies-6338

Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies

Stigma associated with Alzheimer's disease may be an obstacle to seeking information about one's risk of developing the disease and to participating in clinical studies of potential therapies, according to a U.S. national survey of beliefs, attitudes and expectations often associated with Alzheimer's.

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Physically fit women less likely to develop dementia-6299

Physically fit women less likely to develop dementia

Highly fit middle-aged women were nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later compared with women who were moderately fit, according to a study in Sweden.

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Risky sedatives still being prescribed to adults 65+-6277

Risky sedatives still being prescribed to adults 65+

Efforts to discourage benzodiazepine use in adults over age 65 in the US, Canada and Australia are working, but many prescriptions are still being written, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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