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Wandering thoughts linked to sharper brains

by Zee News Often find yourself daydreaming while engaged in some work? Then, you probably have a pretty capable working memory, scientists say. This mind wandering actually gives one`s working memory a workout, increasing the individual`s ability to hold lots...

High blood pressure onset in late life may protect against dementia

The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association suggest that onset of high blood pressure later in life is associated with lower dementia risk after age 90, especially if...

Ministrokes may contribute to dementia

Evidence overwhelmingly supports a link between cognitive decline and cerebrovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis, arteriolosclerosis, and cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Not only do individuals with cerebrovascular diseases have a much higher incidence of cortical microinfarcts (mini-strokes), but post-mortem...

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