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Tag: Cognitive Decline

Heart and Brain
A study published in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy has shown that low-dose aspirin affects Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia only in the presence of coronary heart disease. A well-known preventative Acetylsalicylic acid, more commonly known as aspirin, is often taken at a steady, low dose of 100 to 300 milligrams a day in order to...
Omega 3 B Vitamin Foods
Researchers publishing in the European Journal of Nutrition have discovered that a combination of B vitamins and the omega-3 fatty acid DHA is linked to decreased cognitive decline in older individuals. A post-hoc analysis of previous results The researchers came to their conclusion after analyzing the results of the B-proof trial, a Dutch study conducted...
Missed target
The results of a human clinical trial for spermidine against cognitive decline have recently been published, but the results are not positive. What is spermidine? Spermidine is a polyamine, meaning it has two or more primary amino groups. It is naturally occurring and is widely encountered in ribosomes and living tissues. It plays a critical...
Cellular membrane
Scientists have learned that plasmalogens, obscure but important lipids, serve as a mediator of neurogenesis and synaptic health and can reverse age-related cognitive decline in mice [1]. Plasmalogens and membranes Plasmalogens are a subtype of phospholipids, the molecules that cellular membranes are mostly made of. Plasmalogens are especially abundant in brain, heart, and immune cells,...
Blood pressure
A recent study from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, conducted by Dr. Wuxiang Xie and colleagues, examined the association of blood pressure with cognitive decline, dementia, and mortality [1]. This study included two cohorts: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) and the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). In this analysis, 7,566...
Lithium Pills
A study published in Plos Medicine has shown that lithium decreases the risk of developing dementia and some of its subtypes, including Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia [1]. Enigmatic but effective According to WHO, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias were the second-leading cause of death in high-income countries and the seventh globally in 2019. To...