A new study links the consumption of lutein, a pigment found in leafy greens, to crystallized intelligence in older adults.
Older adults who experience problems completing simple financial tasks, such as calculating their change, may be at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. Problems with financial management have often been associated with later stage dementia. A new study reveals this could be one of the earliest signs of dementia and may be correlated with a build-up of amyloid plaque deposits.
A new study links poor sleep quality in older adults with elevated levels of tau, a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease. Researchers report poor sleep quality later in life may be associated with declining brain health and may be an early indicator of Alzheimer's disease.
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Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that patients with Alzheimer's disease have lower glucose utilization in the brain than those with normal cognitive function, and that those decreased levels may be detectable approximately 20 years prior to the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers report on a possible link between long term cognitive health and protection from some chronic diseases.
According to a comprehensive systematic review, available evidence does not support an association between statins and cognitive decline.
A new study reports high doses of resveratrol taken long term in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease appears to impact a biomarker that usually declines as the disease progresses.
Researchers suggest lifetime brain growth and early mental stimulation independently help protect against cognitive decline in multiple sclerosis.
Researchers have identified a potential neuroimaging predictor for dementia that highlights brain structural changes that may occur years before people even notice memory problems.
A new study describes the mechanism by which caffeine can counteract cognitive deficits associated with aging in rats.