For stroke survivors, high adherence to the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet is associated with a slower rate of cognitive decline, according to a study presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference, held from in Los Angeles. Laurel J. Cherian, MD, from the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and colleagues annually assessed 106 participants with a history of stroke at baseline enrollment for an average of 4.7 years to examine whether the MIND diet slows cognitive decline. (February 5, 2018)
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Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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