cognitive decline

More Rapid Cognitive Decline In Male Smokers

More Rapid Cognitive Decline In Male Smokers

New research from University College London suggests smoking is associated with more rapid cognitive decline in males. Additionally, men who continue to smoke experience greater cognitive decline than those who quit during the experimental time frame.

Link Between Heavy Smoking And Alzheimer’s Suggested

Link Between Heavy Smoking And Alzheimer’s Suggested

A new study released by Kaiser Permanente has linked heavy smoking during midlife to an increased risk in developing Alzheimer’s disease. Smokers who smoke more than two packs of cigarettes a day also had an increased risk of developing vascular dementia, the second most common form of dementia. Vascular dementia occurs as a result of compromised blood flow to the brain.

Mental Aging – Cognitive Decline Not As Steep As Once Believed

Mental Aging – Cognitive Decline Not As Steep As Once Believed

New research regarding mental aging suggests that drops in mental ability are not as steep as once believed.

Lower Levels Of Vitamin B Can Lead To Cognitive Decline

Lower Levels Of Vitamin B Can Lead To Cognitive Decline

A new report from scientists at the USDA and UCD has revealed the relationship between lower levels of B vitamins and cognitive decline.