While exposure to tiny air pollution particles has known to increase the risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, researchers find that older adults, especially women staying near greener neighbourhoods would have better brain health as they age. Older adults, particularly women, who are closer to greener neighbourhoods were found to have a slower decline in cognitive functions related to memory, attention and executive functions. (July 12, 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.
Source: Neurology Now
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