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Social isolation is directly associated with later dementia – Neuroscience News

Summary: Social isolation has been directly linked to structural changes in brain areas associated with memory and cognitive function. Researchers report that socially isolated people are 26% more likely to develop dementia later in life. Source: University of Warwick Social isolation is directly linked to changes in brain structures associated with memory, making it a …

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One study assessed the diets of over 1,000 older adults for anti-inflammatory foods and followed them for an average of three years.  Those on the most anti-inflammatory diet ate about 20 fruits, 19 servings of vegetables, four servings of legumes and 11 cups of coffee or tea in an average week.  Compared to this group, those with the least anti-inflammatory diet were three times more likely to develop dementia

Diabetics are THREE TIMES more likely to suffer from dementia than those genetically at risk, study finds

Being diabetic makes you more prone to dementia than being genetically at risk, according to research. Experts from Oxford and the University of Exeter believe a heart attack or stroke can pose the same threat. Adults with all three conditions fueled by obesity were three times more likely to get dementia, compared to ‘healthy’ people …

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A UCLA research team found that Selzentry was able to limit cognitive decline in rats and is ready to begin human trials

$9-a-pill drug used to treat HIV patients could help reverse memory loss

Nine-dollar-a-pill drug used to treat HIV patients could help reverse memory loss in older adults, study finds little tweak to start Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles said the drug would be moved to human trials to determine if it could boost the recall. The drug works by turning off a gene that …

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Seven healthy habits linked to lower risk of dementia in people at genetic risk

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4:00 PM ET, WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022 MINNEAPOLIS – According to research published in the May 25, 2022 online issue of Neurology®the medical journal of American Academy of Neurology. The seven factors for heart and brain health, known as the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7, are: be active, eat better, …

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