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New research uncovers factors that can protect against cognitive decline & dementia

Research at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2016 in Toronto, finds that certain genes and lifestyle factors can increase resilience against the development of Alzheimer’s disease. These resilience factors may differ between men and women and may...

Personality Change May Be Early Sign of Dementia

“Has the person become agitated, aggressive, irritable, or temperamental?” the questionnaire asks. “Does she/he have unrealistic beliefs about her/his power, wealth or skills?” Or maybe another kind of personality change has happened...

Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer’s Genes

Certain gene variants are known to raise a person’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease. But a new study finds that even in people carrying this DNA, factors such as gender and physical or mental activity can affect that risk....

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