Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs when a person's breathing is interrupted during sleep.
People with OSA are known to suffer memory problems and also have higher rates of depression.
Poor sleep has been associated with the development of Alzheimer's disease, and this has been thought to be in part because the protein amyloid beta increases with sleep deprivation. A new study explains more.
Poor sleep has been associated with Alzheimer's disease risk, but a new study suggests a specific aspect of sleep is important.
A Finnish study involving over 1000 older adults suggests that a counselling program can prevent cognitive decline even among those with the Alzheimer’s gene.
A British study using data from 475,397 participants has shown that, on average, stronger people performed better across every test of brain functioning used.
A Finnish study involving 338 older adults (average age 66) has found that greater muscle strength is associated with better cognitive function.
A new MRI technique has revealed that it is the structural integrity of the
A review of 39 studies investigating the effect of exercise on cognition in older adults (50+) confirms that physical exercise does indeed improve cognitive function in the over 50s, regardless of their cognitive status.
An extensive review of research looking at the effects of a single bout of exercise has concluded that:
A study involving 35 adults with