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Tag: Cognitive decline

May 20, 2020
Researchers have demonstrated that age-related cognitive impairment and inflammation can be caused in young rats simply by giving them gut microbe populations from the guts of aged rats. The gut microbiome The microbiome describes the varied community of bacteria, archaea, eukarya, and viruses that inhabit our gut. The four bacterial phyla of Firmicutes, Bacteroidetes, Proteobacteria,...
April 30, 2019
Researchers have tested nicotinamide mononucleotide on aged mice to see if it can help reverse age-related cognitive decline by improving blood flow in the brain. The brain is a hungry organ Healthy brain function relies on efficient cerebral blood flow (CBF) to wash away harmful waste products for disposal and supply the brain with an...
June 15, 2018
A study to be published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease shows a correlation between low fitness, aortic stiffness, and the cognitive decline typically observed during brain aging [1]. Study abstract Greater physical fitness is associated with reduced rates of cognitive decline in older people; however, the mechanisms by which this occurs are still unclear....