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Scientists have long debated why there seems to be an association between higher levels of education and lower rates of Alzheimer's disease in later life. New research from Johns Hopkins Medicine is suggesting neurodegenerative disease is just as prevalent in more-educated individuals but a greater cognitive reserve can temporarily mitigate the impact of Alzheimer's pathology in one's seni
'Putting into play' is part of a project that aims to explain, from a cognitive and narrative perspective, the mind and hands-on approach to the design of an engaging and dynamic game system. ...
For centuries humans have anecdotally espoused the rejuvenating properties of young blood, however it is only in the past few years that scientists have begun to seriously explore the idea. A new study has homed in on a potential hypothesis revealing young bone marrow transplants improved memory and learning in old mice... Continue Reading Cognitive decline prevented in old mice with a dos
A fascinating study tracking thousands of people for 20 years has revealed an intriguing association between signs of chronic inflammation in middle age, and the development of memory and thinking problems in older age. Alongside offering an important new risk factor for cognitive decline later in life, the research suggests treating chronic inflammation at a younger age may act as a preve
Training a dog to help the disabled or to sniff out bombs is a long and involved process, so if you're going to do it, you certainly want to end up with a "usable" animal at the end. A new cognitive-ability test could help determine in advance which canines are going to make the cut, so time isn't wasted on those that won't... Continue Reading Experimental "career aptitude test for dogs" l
One of the biggest challenges facing Alzheimer's and dementia researchers today is finding a way to clearly identify patients suffering from the very earliest stages of cognitive decline. New research is suggesting that artificial intelligence could be the key to accurately predicting those patients most at risk of developing Alzheimer's... Continue Reading The AI solution for diagnosing e
The race is currently on to develop an effective and simple diagnostic tool to help identify patients suffering from mild cognitive impairment (MCI). A new study is suggesting that a simple at-home test, administered through a laptop or smartphone, could accurately diagnose cases of MCI, allowing for early interventions to help prevent further cognitive decline... Continue Reading Simple a


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