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Posted on July 1, 2015, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Lifestyle
Challenging Work Yields Cognitive Gains

What types of work activities may protect against aging-related memory and thinking declines?

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Posted on June 24, 2015, 6 a.m. in Stroke Brain and Mental Performance
Stroke Speeds Brain Aging

A stroke can steal 8 years of brain power overnight.

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Posted on June 19, 2015, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Functional Foods Nutrition
Dark Chocolate Boosts Attention

Eating dark chocolate containing 60% cacao makes the brain more alert and attentive.

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Posted on June 17, 2015, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Functional Foods
Two Foods to Boost Cognition

A Mediterranean diet supplemented with olive oil or nuts may help to improve thinking, learning, and memory.

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Posted on June 12, 2015, 6 a.m. in Alzheimer's Disease Brain and Mental Performance Sleep
Extra Sleep Repairs Memory Problems in Flies

Artificially inducing sleep has been shown to reverse memory defects in a fruit fly model of Alzheimer's disease.

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Posted on June 5, 2015, 6 a.m. in Sleep Brain and Mental Performance
Sleep Disorders Raise Risk of Cognitive Decline

Heavy snoring and sleep apnea may signal earlier memory and thinking problems.

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Posted on June 4, 2015, 6 a.m. in Depression Brain and Mental Performance Diabetes
Depression + Diabetes = Dementia?

Adults with both depression and type-2 diabetes are at particularly increased risk for compromised cognitive skills.

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 “E”ssential Vitamin for Brain Health

Vitamin E maintains levels of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in the brain (zebrafish model).

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Posted on June 2, 2015, 6 a.m. in Exercise Brain and Mental Performance
Exercise Boosts the Brain

Cardiorespiratory fitness may positively impact the structure of  the brain’s white matter, among older men and women.

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Posted on May 29, 2015, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Lifestyle
Mingle in Midlife

Engaging in arts, crafts, and socializing in our 50s may reduce memory decline later in life.

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