A new study has found that adults with mild cognitive decline show less brain shrinkage and better daily functioning from doing web-based crossword puzzles compared to playing video games.
Cranberry supplements may have a reputation for preventing urinary tract infections, but the sour fruit may have a new health benefit to boast: improved memory and brain function in older adults.
Age-related memory loss has been a slow mystery to unravel among the neuroscience community but a new discovery may provide some insight into what causes it.
Research published in the May 20, 2022 issue of the journal Current Biology suggests that, despite experiencing age-related effects at the neuronal level, some people may be resilient to cognitive decline.
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