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Exercising 4 times a week drastically cuts your risk of Alzheimer's

One year ago   |   By Daily Mail

Using a new MRI technique, researchers found that adults with mild cognitive impairment who exercised four times a week over a six-month period experienced an increase in brain volume.
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One-third of individuals with mild cognitive impairment have depression

One-third of individuals with mild cognitive impairment have depression

One year ago   |   By Healio

A systematic review and meta-analysis indicated depression among 32% of individuals with mild cognitive impairment. “Because [mild cognitive impairment ] and depression can have overlapping symptoms, disentangling and differentiating between them can be problematic. Both depression and MCI tend to be underrecognized in clinical settings,” Zahinoor Ismail, MD, of University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and colleagues wrote. “Despite the importance of this association between MCI and depression, to our knowledge, no consensus has emerged around certain foundational elements of knowledge in...
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