Webpages tagged with «cognition»

Published May 27, 2022 10:20 AM

Topiwala A, Wang C, Ebmeier K, et al. Associations between moderate alcohol consumption, brain iron, and cognition in UK Biobank participants: Observational and mendelian randomization analyses. PLoS Med 2022;19(7):e1004039. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1004039

Published Aug. 12, 2020 3:07 PM

Melazzini, L., Mackay, C. E., Bordin, V., Suri, S., Zsoldos, E., Filippini, N., Mahmood, A., Sundaresan, V., Codari, M., Duff, E., Singh-Manoux, A., Kivimäki, M., Ebmeier, K. P., Jenkinson, M., Sardanelli, F., Griffanti, L.  (2021). NeuroImage: Clinical

Published Jan. 24, 2018 12:23 PM

Higher education level is associated with better cognition, and with a more protected brain. However, many other factors contribute to  brain preservation during aging, such as having a lifestyle engaged in cognitive, leisure, physical or social activities or keeping a healthy diet. In a recent study by the University of Barcelona, highly educated seniors (aged over 60) showed better cognitive performance and increased thickness of grey matter in anterior parts of the brain as compared to less educated seniors.

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Lifebrain Monthly E-Newsletter, January 2018

Published Jan. 15, 2018 4:23 PM

In countries that promote women's equality and participation in society, women have a better chance of keeping their brains healthy in later life, according to a new research from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, a partner organisation in the Lifebrain project.

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Lifebrain E-newsletter September 2017 

Published Jan. 15, 2018 4:11 PM

The capacity to move is crucial for maintaining independence and quality of life in old age. Unfortunately, as we grow older our mobility is reduced and this can increase the risk of falls, disability and hospitalisations. In a recent study of 387 healthy participants from the Whitehall II Imaging cohort, researchers examined how mobility was linked with cognitive and brain health in people who were 60 to 85 years of age.

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Lifebrain E-newsletter, November, 2017


Published Apr. 28, 2017 2:30 PM