Tag Archives: Professor Kevin Fenton: Director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England

Caffeine Pills Improve Long-Term Memory Consolidation (BBC News / Nature Neuroscience)

Summary Research published in Nature Neuroscience indicates that taking caffeine tablets following study can improve subsequent performance on memory tests, in healthy adults. Read more: BBC News. Caffeine pill could boost memory. Reference Caffeine pill ‘could boost memory’. London: BBC Health News, … Continue reading

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Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Cognitive Decline in Adults Aged Over 50 (NHS Choices / Age and Ageing)

Summary The NHS Choices “Behind the Headlines” service has released a number of critical appraisals during 2012 about elderly care and dementia-related topics which have appeared in the news. Reference Full Text Link (a) Smoking ‘rots brain’ causing mental decline. … Continue reading

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