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A Tale of Two Kettles

by Samra Jones Bufkins

We’ve all seen the ad. Grandpa can’t remember his granddaughter’s name. Grandma decides it’s time for him to take ______ drug. 1,418 more words

Alzheimer's

Sensory loss can be a warning sign of poor health outcomes, including death

“Last scene of all that ends this strange, eventful history,
is second childishness and mere oblivion.
Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.”

― William Shakespeare, As You Like It… 858 more words

Migrate

Memory loss reversed in early Alzheimer's - Study

Researchers have successfully reversed memory loss in a small number of people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease using a comprehensive treatment program, which involves a combination of lifestyle changes, brain stimulation, and medication. 705 more words

Aging

Growing old gracefully… What does it mean to age ‘successfully’?

Sitting down to start some research on my first essay assignment of the semester, I’m suddenly compelled to procrastinate and do some blogging instead. The topic we are to tackle is successful ageing: whether there… 1,390 more words

Personal

I Have Today

When cognitive decline shrinks your world to the size of a snow globe, finding wisdom is like trying to reach through glass. Memory adds to your quality of life in a million ways. 515 more words

A Hint Of Vanilla

Blood type help Protect from Cognitive Decline

A pioneering study conducted by leading researchers at the University of Sheffield has revealed blood types play a role in the development of the nervous system and may cause a higher risk of developing cognitive decline. 63 more words

Blood

Retirees leaving sociable workplaces may experience accelerated cognitive decline

A study published recently in Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, provides new evidence that workers retiring from occupations which involve high levels of social stimulation may be at greater risk of accelerated cognitive decline in later life. 453 more words

A&A Journal