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Exergaming may boost cognition in those with MCI-6451

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?-6442

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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New longevity economics report released on Capitol Hill-6434

New longevity economics report released on Capitol Hill

On May 10, the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) presented "Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society," to lawmakers at a briefing on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.

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Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies-6340

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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New research addresses key retirement issues-6156

New research addresses key retirement issues

The average retiree loses a substantial amount of his or her Social Security income to health-related expenses, according to coverage by Lana Peck, a senior principal at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), of the recent 2017 Retirement Research Consortium Meeting in Washington, DC.

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Stats: 44.6 million healthy years lost without vegetables-6021

Stats: 44.6 million healthy years lost without vegetables

An analysis gathered data from surveys of nutrition and consumer expenditures in 195 countries, then related these to other studies on the relationship of vegetable and fruit consumption to the risk of heart disease.

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