Specific patterns of frontal brainwaves during everyday memory tasks help researchers to predict a patient's risk for developing mild cognitive impairment within five years.
Older adults with mild cognitive impairment who practiced mindful meditation for 20 minutes a day were more likely to have an understanding of the underlying concepts of mindfulness. The study demonstrates memory impairments associated with MCI do not preclude learning mindfulness skills.
Combining aerobic exercise with the heart-healthy DASH diet improved the ability to think, recall, and make decisions in older people who experienced cognitive decline and mild cognitive impairment.
According to researchers, adults with mild cognitive impairment who embarked in aerobic exercise for times a week for six months had increased volume in specific brain areas.
Researchers are studying the brain activity of adults with ASD to better understand the cognitive changes that occur across aging in adulthood.
PET imaging that helps detect dementia-related amyloid plaques significantly influences the clinical management of patients, a new study reports.
A new study reports Hispanic people not only tend to develop symptoms of Alzheimer's earlier than other racial groups, they also show earlier manifestations of neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with the disease.
Contrary to popular belief, taking a low-dose of aspirin daily does not reduce the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Researchers found no difference between older people who took aspirin and those who took a placebo in the risk of developing MCI, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reports Parkinson's patients who take anticholinergic medications show no significant decline in cognitive performance from those who do not take the medications.
Anxiety can accelerate the development of Alzheimer's disease in some patients with mild cognitive impairment, a new study reports.