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By On January 30th, 2013

Keep Your Heart Healthy to Keep Your Brain Healthy

For women over the age of 65, cardiovascular health can play a significant role in avoiding cognitive decline and dementia. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that heart disease can be linked to mental decline in both men and women, but the association is strongest in women. Specifically, mild cognitive impairment occurs often in patients…

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By On January 14th, 2013

The Relationship Between Depression and Dementia

A recent study has found that although mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which can progress into dementia and depression are linked, depression does not cause MCI. Those with depression were found to be more likely to also show signs of MCI and vice-versa, those with MCI were found to be more likely to show signs of…

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