Neuroscience

Hydrogen sulfide could guard against Alzheimer's disease

Typically characterized as poisonous, corrosive and smelling of rotten eggs, hydrogen sulfide's reputation may soon get a facelift. In experiments in mice, researchers have shown the foul-smelling gas may help protect aging ...

Cardiology

A healthy heart may help delay or prevent dementia

New study shows targeting arterial stiffening earlier in a person's lifespan could provide cognitive benefits in older age and may help to delay the onset of dementia.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Keeping your brain sharp isn't about working more puzzles

Mental decline is one of the most feared aspects of growing older. People will do just about anything to prevent it, from swallowing supplements touted as memory boosters to spending hours solving Sudoku and crossword puzzles.

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