Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer's caregivers

Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer’s caregivers Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music — these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer’s disease, suggests a study. Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer’s caregivers Source: Science Daily Mind & Brain

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Anti-epilepsy drug restores normal brain activity in mild Alzheimer's disease

Anti-epilepsy drug restores normal brain activity in mild Alzheimer’s disease An anti-epileptic drug has been tested for its potential impact on the brain activity of patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease. The team documented changes in patients’ EEGs that suggest the drug could have a beneficial effect. Anti-epilepsy drug restores normal brain activity in mild Alzheimer’s…

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Interventions to prevent cognitive decline, dementia

Interventions to prevent cognitive decline, dementia Cognitive training, blood pressure management for people with hypertension, and increased physical activity all show modest but inconclusive evidence that they can help prevent cognitive decline and dementia, but there is insufficient evidence to support a public health campaign encouraging their adoption, says a new report. Interventions to prevent…

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