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The largest and most detailed study of the long-term impact of, a class of drugs commonly prescribed in the United States and United Kingdom as antidepressants and incontinence medications, has found that their use is associated with increased risk of dementia, even when taken 20 years before diagnosis of cognitive impairment.





Physical exercise has an anti-aging effect on the brain — an area that controls memory, learning and balance. A new study, comparing different forms of exercise — dancing and endurance training — undertaken by senior volunteers for eighteen months, found both can help to keep the brain young, but dancing provided additional benefit.



With the explosion of Alzheimer’s Disease and cognitive decline (memory impairment), are you concerned about yours? Here’s a new study that indicates eating more of a certain group of veggies can protect your memory.



In 2013, Argentinean researchers presented evidence suggesting that stress may be a trigger for the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that 72 percent—nearly three out of four—Alzheimer’s patients had experienced severe emotional stress during the two years preceding their diagnosis.


I’ve heard many people suggest with a few episodes of memory lapse or loss that they are developing Alzheimer’s Disease.  That usually isn’t the case, and I understand the concern, since the disease has virtually exploded in epidemic numbers over the last 25 years, with no identifiable environmental causes.   According to psychiatrist Dr. Sameer […]