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Can we train our brains to fight cognitive disease?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A recent study found cognitive training improved memory function in participants with mild cognitive impairment. 

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Can we train our brains to fight cognitive disease?

Can we train our brains to fight cognitive disease?

An exercise a day keeps the Alzheimer's away

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Regular exercise can improve memory and thinking in those with mild cognitive impairment.  

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An exercise a day keeps the Alzheimer’s away

An exercise a day keeps the Alzheimer’s away

Boost brain power in just 10 minutes

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A new study found that a short burst of exercise leads to immediate cognitive improvement. 

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Boost brain power in just 10 minutes

Boost brain power in just 10 minutes

Can a simple brain scan detect Alzheimer's disease?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A recent study discovered a connection between changes in the brain’s anatomy and early signs that could help develop a non-invasive test to detect Alzheimer’s disease. 

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Can a simple brain scan detect Alzheimer’s disease?

Can a simple brain scan detect Alzheimer’s disease?

Taking it personally with dementia and Alzheimer's treatment

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Taking cues from cancer treatment and research, this new approach to dementia and Alzheimer's focuses on individuals. 

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Personalized neurogenerative disease treatment and research takes cues from cancer innovations.

Personalized neurogenerative disease treatment and research takes cues from cancer innovations.

Taking the fight out of Alzheimer's and dementia

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Certain dementia patients present greater risk for aggressive behavior.

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Dementia-related aggression could be more problematic than similar behaviors in Alzheimer's because of where each disease affects the brain.

Dementia-related aggression could be more problematic than similar behaviors in Alzheimer's because of where each disease affects the brain.

Poor sight linked with cognitive decline in older adults, new study finds

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's, Chronic Disease, Senior Care

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthalmology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia. 

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A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthamology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia.

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthamology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia.

Could dementia be preventable? New research says yes

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Researchers identified nine risk factors across early, middle and later stages of life that increase the chance that an individual will develop dementia.

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Smoking is 1 of 9 nine identified risk factors for dementia development.

Smoking is 1 of 9 nine identified risk factors for dementia development.

Physical exercise is good for the brain and body

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Physical exercise can be beneficial to the brain, according to a new study.

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Physical exercise could help combat dementia.

Physical exercise could help combat dementia.

Brain games can slow mental decline

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A new study suggests that incorporating certain types of brain games can slow mental decline. 

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A new study suggests that incorporating certain types of brain games can slow mental decline.

A new study suggests that incorporating certain types of brain games can slow mental decline.

Mediterranean diet also linked to healthier brain function

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Olive oil, part of the Mediterranean diet, can also prevent Alzheimer's.

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A new study looks at olive oil - and how it can help prevent Alzheimer's.

A new study looks at olive oil - and how it can help prevent Alzheimer's.

Cannabis may reverse brain aging

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A new study looks at mice - and how THC may be able to reverse signs of brain aging.

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THC may be able to reverse the signs of brain aging, a new study finds.

THC may be able to reverse the signs of brain aging, a new study finds.

How PTSD medication can increase the risk of dementia

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A new study revealed that some medication can increase the likelihood of dementia in older patients.

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Medication may increase the likelihood of dementia in older patients.

Medication may increase the likelihood of dementia in older patients.

How diet soda is linked to dementia

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

That can of diet cola could cause your brain to slow down.

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Diet soda may lead to slower mental function.

Diet soda may lead to slower mental function.

Does timing matter when treating dementia?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's, Senior Care

How doctors treat early stages of dementia could play a role in how successful later interventions are. 

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How doctors treat early stages of dementia could play a role in how successful later interventions are.

How doctors treat early stages of dementia could play a role in how successful later interventions are.

Two serious health conditions may be linked

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

What is the connection between stroke and Parkinson's disease?

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What is the connection between stroke and Parkinson's disease?

What is the connection between stroke and Parkinson's disease?

Should older women be concerned with air pollution?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Researchers have found a link between air pollution and increased risk of dementia among older women.

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Air pollution may lead to an increased risk of dementia in older women, according to new research.

Air pollution may lead to an increased risk of dementia in older women, according to new research.

Just one concussion may raise your risk of Alzheimer's disease

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Even just a single concussion may increase the odds of developing Alzheimer's disease among those with a genetic predisposition.

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A new study has found a link between concussions and Alzheimer's disease.

A new study has found a link between concussions and Alzheimer's disease.

Strong cardiac fitness among older adults may enhance memory

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

In addition to the physical benefits of regular exercise, there may be some mental ones as well.

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Regular physical activity can have a number of benefits for seniors.

Regular physical activity can have a number of benefits for seniors.

Understanding sundowning as a caretaker

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Here is what you should know about sundowning.

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Here is what you should know about sundowning.

Here is what you should know about sundowning.

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