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Toxic Air Pollution Particles Found In Human Brains

Flickr Images Toxic nanoparticles from air pollution have been discovered in human brains in “abundant” quantities, a newly published study reveals. Air pollution is a global health crisis that kills more people than malaria and HIV/Aids combined and it has long been linked to lung and heart disease and strokes. But research is [...]

The 13 Ways to Anti-Age Your Brain

The risk of dementia doubles every five years after the age of 65 in Australia. And whereas before little was  known about this debilitating disease, we now have "some good ideas as to what may be the contributing mechanisms", says Professor Perminder Sachdev, co-director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW. While there's no [...]

Worry, jealousy, moodiness linked to higher risk of Alzheimer’s in women

Women who are anxious, jealous, or moody and distressed in middle age may be at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease later in life, according to a nearly 40-year-long study. "Most Alzheimer's research has been devoted to factors such as education, heart and blood risk factors, head trauma, family history and genetics," said study author Lena Johannsson, [...]

Ageing Well – Living Healthier

We all become slower and more forgetful as we age, some of us more than others. When this change is accelerated and interferes with a variety of thinking or cognitive abilities and interferes with our day to day functioning, this is diagnosed as dementia, of which the most common type is Alzheimer’s disease. Surveys of [...]