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A recent study by MBRF Trustee, Madhav Thambisetty, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues at the National Institute on Aging suggests that some cholesterol medications may impact signaling pathways in the brain, particularly in men.

University of Florida Teams Up with University of North Florida to Expand Dementia Prevention Research in Jacksonville

Valerie PatmintraBrain Health, Cognitive Aging, News

The University of Florida is expanding its landmark Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) study to include healthy older adult volunteers from North Florida. Funded by the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, the study examines whether computerized brain training exercises can reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, among healthy … Read More

Cognitive Clock Predicts Brain Health

Valerie PatmintraBrain Health, Cognitive Aging, News

MBRF Trustee, Patricia Boyle, PhD, was recently featured in a Medpage Today article detailing a study she co-authored showing cognitive age, as assessed by a novel tool known as a “cognitive clock,” predicted adverse health outcomes better than chronological age. The “cognitive clock”: A novel indicator of brain health was recently published by Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the journal of the … Read More

Cognitive Health

Valerie PatmintraCognitive Aging

Changes with your brain health happen slowly over time and aren’t always easy to detect. Changes in your ability to process, learn, or remember can be caused by stress, depression, loneliness, hearing and vision loss, and financial problems, among other difficulties.