Tag Archives: Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM): Université Montpellier

Cardiovascular Health in Old Age Associated With Reduced Risk of Cognitive Decline and Dementia (NHS Choices / JAMA)

Summary Fresh evidence from France suggests that favourable cardiovascular health metrics – measured using the American Heart Association (AHA)’s Life’s Simple 7 Metrics tool – and higher cardiovascular health scores, are associated with a lower risk of developing dementia and … Continue reading

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Mental Deterioration Starts in Mid-Life (BBC News / BMJ / Whitehall II Study)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary Research at University College London indicates that the brain starts to deteriorate as early as 45 years of age. Researchers … Continue reading

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