Posts Tagged ‘prevention of cognitive decline’

Obesity Might Lower Cognitive Function In Older Adults

Obesity Might Lower Cognitive Function In Older Adults

Older adults with high body mass index, or BMI, and big bellies are more likely to have lower cognitive function than those with a lower BMI. The study, published in the journal Age and Aging, included 250 people older than 59 who underwent a variety of weight measurement, scans and cognitive performance tests. People between […]

Can We Cure Alzheimer's Disease?

Can We Cure Alzheimer’s Disease?

Age is the single greatest risk factor for getting Alzheimer’s disease, which has become a worldwide epidemic. More than 5 million Americans are already afflicted, and every 70 seconds another is diagnosed. As 80 million baby boomers begin reaching age 65, concerns about normal age-related memory slips are escalating. Every misplaced key or forgotten name […]