Physical Activity Keeps Seniors Mentally Sharp, Lowers Dementia Risk

Physical activity can keep seniors mentally sharp and lower their risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Indeed, recent studies by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), shows that physical activity by seniors suffering from dementia — helps slow down the disease’s advancement.       Physical Activity: Study Results More than 450 older adults…

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Polygenic Risk Score Identifies Alzheimer’s At Earlier Age

The polygenic risk score (PRS) for Alzheimer’s disease can correctly identify adults who have mild cognitive impairment (MCI) while they are in their 50s, new research shows. These results will help to identify those at risk for Alzheimer’s disease long before strong symptoms emerge. Thus, efforts to better treat or slow its Alzheimer’s progression is…

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