Tag: Dementia

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Not Protect Cognition. Intake of omega-3 fatty acids may not protect cognition, a new study suggests. In contrast to some past research, researchers report that after adjustment for confounding factors, red blood cell levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids were not significantly associated with baseline cognitive function or cognitive change over time in older, dementia-free women.Omega-3 fatty acids and domain-specific cognitive aging.

Fish oil, cod liver   Tag: Brain, Dementia
27 Sep 2013

Moderate Drinking May Help Prevent Alzheimer's, Other Dementia. Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol, especially wine, may lower the risk of dementia, according to a review of previous research. Moderate drinkers were 23 percent less likely to develop dementia, Alzheimer's disease and other forms of "cognitive impairment," a phrase used to describe a decline in thinking skills. Moderate drinking is generally defined as a maximum of two drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women. Moderate alcohol consumption and cognitive risk.

Alcoholic beverage, wine, light   Tag: Alzheimer, Dementia
18 Aug 2011

Research Suggests Alcohol Consumption Helps Stave off Dementia. Experts agree that long-term alcohol abuse is detrimental to memory function and can cause neuro-degenerative disease. However, according to a study published in Age and Ageing by Oxford University Press, there is evidence that light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may decrease the risk of cognitive decline or dementia. Current alcohol consumption and its relationship to incident dementia: results from a 3-year follow-up study among primary care attenders aged 75 years and older.

Alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 80 proof   Tag: Dementia
03 Mar 2011

No link seen between moderate drinking, dementia. While some research has suggested that light drinking may do the aging brain good, a new study finds that older adults who drink moderately may be no more or no less likely than abstainers to develop severe cognitive impairment. Is there an association between low-to-moderate alcohol consumption and risk of cognitive decline?

Alcoholic beverage, wine, light   Tag: Dementia
27 Sep 2010

Blueberry Juice Improves Memory in Older Adults. Scientists are reporting the first evidence from human research that blueberries -- one of the richest sources of healthful antioxidants and other so-called phytochemicals -- improve memory. They said the study establishes a basis for comprehensive human clinical trials to determine whether blueberries really deserve their growing reputation as a memory enhancer. Blueberry Supplementation Improves Memory in Older Adults.

Blueberries, canned, light syrup, drained   Tag: Memory, Dementia
22 Jan 2010

 


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