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How some older people manage to retain their memory and ability to think

Memory

A new study by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital has revealed why some older people are able to retain their ability to think and recall memories. By using imaging techniques, the researchers were able to see that so-called ‘super-agers’ had brains which exhibited youthful characteristics normally seen in people in their twenties. While some memory loss is considered to be ...

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Research confirms that lifestyle is a contributing factor to developing Alzheimer’s

Lifestyle

An increasing amount of research is being undertaken in order to further our understanding of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, including research which looks at the effects of lifestyle on memory loss. A study carried out last year used data from the Einstein Aging Study, which has been monitoring the memory and thinking ability of older people in a New ...

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