Children who are physically active have higher cognitive function and increased functional connectivity in the brain later in life than those who are less active, a new study reports.
A twenty-year study has identified an association between childhood depression and an increased risk of physical and mental health problems as adults. Researchers found those with childhood depression had a greater risk of anxiety, substance use disorders, physical health problems, and an increased risk of engaging in criminal activity as adults.
Nine out of ten older adults who reported symptoms of cognitive decline associated with dementia did not have a clinical diagnosis of neurodegeneration.
Subtle changes in fractal motor activity regulation in cognitively healthy women may be a sign of preclinical Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.
Researchers present preliminary findings of Alzheimer's disease onset and progression in Mexican Americans and other diverse, often overlooked populations.
Extreme longevity will continue to rise over the 21st Century. Researchers estimate a lifespan of between 125 to 130 years will be possible.
The structure of SuperAgers' brains and the connectivity of their neural networks more closely resembles the brains of younger adults, a neuroimaging study reveals.
Performing written cognitive tests with a digital pen allowed researchers to identify differences between "thinking" and "writing" times that may be early biomarkers for cognitive and motor decline.
Longer reproductive periods in women with an increased duration of endogenous estrogen were linked to higher levels of Alzheimer's biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid.