Can Exercise Improve Alzheimer’s?

Positive results of three new randomized controlled trials of aerobic exercise in Alzheimer’s disease, vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) were reported recently at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. They provide hope Read More

An Impact from High Blood Pressure

Women who develop high blood pressure (HBP) in their 40s may be more likely to develop dementia years later, according to a study recently in the online issue of “Neurology”, the medical journal of the Read More

When to Get a Geriatrician

Being in a good relationship with a physician who is well qualified to address your health care needs is a fundamental requirement for healthy aging. For some older adults, it may be necessary to switch Read More

Poor Physical Performance and Dementia

Poor physical performance was linked with an increased risk of developing dementia in a study of individuals aged 90 and older who were followed for an average of 2.6 years. After controlling for various factors, Read More

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