A simple computer test that combines thinking and movement can help detect heightened risk for developing Alzheimer's, even before there are any telltale behavioural signs of the disease, scientists say.
Cardiac disease is linked with higher risk of mental impairment involving language, thinking and judgment, particularly among women with heart disease, a US study shows.
Eating cocoa flavanols daily may help improve mild cognitive impairment.
Changes in walking speed in late life could indicate early stages of dementia known as mild cognitive impairment.
Consuming 2,100 to 6,000 calories per day may double the risk of memory loss in older people.
The Alzheimer`s Questionnaire, which is almost 90 per cent accurate, measures mild cognitive impairment.
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Showbiz World - September 30, 2014
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