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Reverse Cognitive Decline

Daily cocoa consumption may soon be prescribed to older adults who wish to slow or even reverse cognitive declines. A recent study is providing important insights into the association between the flavanols in cocoa and memory performance.
-Health Guide September 15, 2015

Study: Strong Legs Linked To Healthier Brain As We Age

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta)– Having strong legs may help keep the brain sharp even as we age, according to new research.

Researchers say there is a “striking protective relationship” between leg strength and the ability to preserve mental capacity and brain structure over 10 years, as reported by… 194 more words


Sleep quality, amyloid and cognitive decline

Sleep quality, amyloid and cognitive decline

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator


β-amyloid disrupts human NREM slow waves and related hippocampus-dependent memory consolidation

Bryce A Mander… 1,220 more words

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Even Happy Excitement Can Ratchet Up Pain in the Chronic Pain Patient

Very abstract concept to wrap my head around!

When I explained to the pain behavioral health specialist that my last two “out of control” pain episodes were the result of extremely happy days, she used several metaphors and analogies to help me understand. 688 more words

Neurologic Involvement With Sjogren's Syndrome

RCT Does Not Confirm That Moderate Intensity Physical Activity is More Effective than Health Education in Reducing Cognitive Decline in Elderly People – Pity

The attractive theory that exercise, perhaps by inducing body-wide intra-cellular autophagy, promotes the health of all tissues – including the brain – does not gain support from this RCT (total n=1,635). 90 more words

Richard Lilford

Explainer: why does our balance get worse as we grow older?

Original post from The Conversation

‘…………….Dawn Skelton  Professor in Ageing and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University

All of us have taken a tumble at some point in our lives. 927 more words