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Medical News: People who sleep longer twice as likely to develop dementia

MNT – Hourly Medical News Since 2003 Alzheimer’s / Dementia Sleep / Sleep Disorders / InsomniaSeniors / AgingNeurology / Neuroscience People who sleep longer twice as likely to develop dementia Written by¬†Ana Sandoiu Published:¬†Thursday 23 February 2017 Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of Americans, and the numbers are expected to grow. New research suggests there may […]

Brain blood flow reduces when fit older adults stop exercising

Written By Catharine Paddock PhD Physically fit, healthy older adults who stopped exercising for only 10 days showed signs of significant decreases in blood flow to parts of the brain that are important for thinking, learning, and memory – such as the hippocampus. The researchers found significant reductions in resting brain blood flow in eight […]