Tag: alzheimer’s disease

Delay Dementia. Learn a Second Language!

Hány nyelven beszél? That’s Hungarian for “How many languages do you speak?” Turns out that if the answer is at least two, your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease will be delayed an average of five years. Being bilingual is just one way people develop a “cognitive reserve,” which can prevent or delay dementia and Alzheimer’s… Read more »

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Alzheimer’s Disease

Do you eat fish, chicken or nuts? If so, a recent study in Neurology should be of interest to you. The study found that the more Omega-3 fatty acids someone eats the lower their blood beta-amyloid levels. This is good news for those that eat a lot of Omega-3 fatty acids as previous studies have… Read more »

Untreated Poor Vision and Dementia? Study Finds Link…

A 2010 University of Michigan Health System study found that seniors with untreated visual disorders are significantly more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Mary A.M. Rogers, Ph.D., a research assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School, said in an article appearing on the University of Michigan website that “Visual problems… Read more »

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