The authors of a research study, published in the journal Neurology, reported that having certain vascular risk factors in midlife correlated with decreases in brain structure and a decline in cognitive function. The vascular risk factors they examined were high
In an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry, researchers have provided evidence that people with both diabetes and depression have an even greater risk of developing dementia than the combined risk of people who have
In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, scientists report that people with a high genetic risk of developing dementia who made healthy lifestyle choices had a lower risk of developing dementia than people with
In a review article published in the journal Current Opinions in Neurobiology, researchers from The Rockefeller and Stanford Universities summarized the results of multiple scientific studies describing how stress affects cognition. While short-term stress has been shown to enhance memory, long-term
Shower 90 minutes before bedtime to improve sleep It has been widely recommended that adults get at least seven hours of sleep every night. However, demanding lifestyles, work schedules and household responsibilities have been leading to sleep loss in many people.
In a study published in the journal Neurology, researchers report that people who will go on to develop Alzheimer disease dementia over the course of the 18-year study score lower on cognitive tests than people who will not develop Alzheimer
Healthy lifestyle traits may substantially reduce Alzheimer’s Combining more healthy lifestyle behaviors was associated with substantially lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease in a study that included data from nearly 3,000 research participants. Those who adhered to four or all of the
What's semantic memory and how to improve it? Semantic memory refers to the general world knowledge we've accumulated throughout our lives. This general knowledge such as facts, ideas, meaning and concepts is intertwined in experience and dependent on culture. Together, these