Learning a second language may help stave off dementia

Speaking another language — even partially — could help stave off dementia by up to seven years, researchers suggest. Scientists believe speaking a foreign language gives the brain a workout, providing the mental stimulation needed to ward off cognitive decline. Unlike

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Dementia: Being organised could help protect you from dementia, study claims

Organised and self-disciplined people may be better protected against dementia later in life, a study claimed today.  Extroverts may also have an extra year before they start developing mild cognitive impairment — the first steps towards dementia. But the effects appear

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Piano lessons at 60 could stave off dementia, scientists say based on brain scans of ivory-ticklers

Millions of us love listening to all kinds of music. But for those in their sixties and seventies, taking the next step of learning to play could help keep dementia at bay. Scientists have found that it strengthened white matter

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Melatonin use in the US QUADRUPLED from 2009 to 2018 as experts warn it could even cause dementia

The number of Americans using melatonin is skyrocketing, but some experts warn that there could be devastating consequences down the line if the drug is overused. A joint American and Chinese research team representing the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

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Dementia and diabetes reversed as Jeff Bezos joins tycoons pouring billions into new research

Kematian kemungkinan besar adalah satu-satunya penemuan terbaik dari Kehidupan,’ Steve Jobs pernah mengamati. ‘Ini adalah agen perubahan hidup. Ini membersihkan yang lama untuk memberi jalan bagi yang baru.’ Ada banyak orang yang tidak setuju dengan salah satu pendiri Apple, yang

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Female heart patients suffer worse dementia symptoms than men, new study suggests 

Wanita paruh baya dengan penyakit jantung mengalami penurunan kemampuan berpikir dan memori yang lebih buruk daripada pria, menurut sebuah penelitian. Peneliti AS membuat temuan mereka meskipun laki-laki lebih mungkin menderita masalah jantung, stroke, diabetes dan tekanan darah tinggi. Para ilmuwan,

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Male NY State nursing home housekeeper, 51, indicted for ‘raping 81-year-old woman with dementia’

Pengurus panti jompo New York Khadka Pradhan, 51, telah didakwa karena diduga memperkosa seorang penduduk wanita berusia 81 tahun dengan demensia. Seorang pembantu rumah tangga panti jompo dari bagian utara New York telah didakwa atas pemerkosaan ‘keji’ terhadap seorang wanita

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Drinking two coffees and two teas a day may cut risk of stroke and dementia

Minum dua cangkir kopi dan teh sehari dapat mengurangi risiko menderita stroke dan demensia, sebuah penelitian menunjukkan. Peneliti China mengikuti 500.000 warga Inggris selama lebih dari satu dekade, memantau kesehatan mereka. Relawan juga ditanya tentang asupan minuman panas mereka. Peserta

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‘Anti-inflammatory’ diet of fruit, veg, tea and coffee slashes dementia risk, study

Makan diet ‘anti-inflamasi’ buah, sayuran, teh dan kopi bisa mengurangi kemungkinan terkena demensia hingga sepertiga. Secangkir teh, kopi pagi dan buah-buahan, sayuran dan kacang-kacangan seperti lentil dan buncis, semuanya mengandung senyawa tanaman yang sehat. Ini membantu memerangi peradangan terkait usia

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