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Healthy living lowers risk of dementia by up to a third, even with high genetic risk: study

Dementia isn’t an inevitable part of aging, even for those carrying multiple genetic risk factors for the brain-ravaging disease, a new study suggests. Researchers who followed nearly 200,000 people found those at high genetic risk for dementia, but who didn’t smoke, who exercised regularly, drank alcohol in moderation and ate a Mediterranean-leaning diet lowered their… Read More »

Regular Exercise Linked To Lower Cognitive Impairment Risk

According to research, participating in regular physical activity is linked to less cognitive function decline in older individuals. Some studies have indicated that physical activity is linked to reduced rates of cognitive impairment in older individuals. Many of these studies have however been carried out among generally healthy individuals, and have relied on not always… Read More »