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How to protect your aging brain

ByJessica Firger | CBS News

Humans are now living longer than ever, and for this reason most of us want to know how to stay mentally sharp as we age. 533 more words

Ageing

Everything You Need to Know About Bulletproof Coffee

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Healthy lifestyle behaviors decrease risk of stroke in women

Question

Do healthy lifestyle behaviors reduce the risk of stroke in older women?

What was done?

31,696 women completed a questionnaire about their diet and lifestyle. 325 more words

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Unhealthy lifestyle associated with poor cognitive functioning

Question

How does one’s lifestyle, i.e. eating habits, activity levels, etc. effect their cognitive functioning?

What was done?

A survey recording dietary information (fruit and vegetable intake, alcohol intake, fish and seafood intake), activity details (sedentary time, physical activity duration), and smoking behaviors was conducted. 317 more words

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Aerobic exercise improves brain volume

Question

Can aerobic activity increase the size of the hippocampus – a part of the brain linked with memory – in individuals who already have some memory loss? 390 more words

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BrainyEx: Better Brain, Better Life

By Hunter Van Houten, PT, DPT

“I lost my keys for the 2nd time this week!”

“I cannot possibly learn this new phone/camera/computer!”

“I may have told you this already…” 552 more words

Exercise

Video games linked to improved cognitive functioning

Background

Studies have suggested that video game training improves cognitive functioning; however, the evidence is unclear.

Why is this important?

Finding new ways to improve cognitive functioning is beneficial. 254 more words

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