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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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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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