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Can a water aerobics class teach us something about living a long and meaningful life? A panel of public health experts discussed.
A new study in mice shows that new neurons created in the brain during adulthood are needed to maintain working memory—the temporary “sticky notes” of the brain.
Age-related memory loss is caused, in part, by lack of flavanols—nutrients found in certain fruits and vegetables—according to a large study in older adults.
Taking a daily multivitamin may help slow age-related memory decline, a study has found.
- March 25, 2013
The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems; a new study from CUMC's Mira Katan and Mitch Elkind.
- March 19, 2013
More symptoms of depression and lower cognitive status are independently associated with a more rapid decline in the ability to handle tasks of everyday living, according to a study by CUMC researchers.
- March 5, 2013
Scientists discovered how common genetic mutations in Parkinson’s disease damage brain cells
- February 20, 2013
Omega-3 lipid emulsions protect brain after stroke in mouse study
- February 19, 2013
It's not just amyloid; white matter hyperintensities may be a second necessary factor for the development of Alzheimer’s.
- February 7, 2013
CUMC’s Christopher Henderson, PhD will serve as scientific director.
- February 6, 2013
Women with the greatest risk of having a heart attack know the least about heart attack symptoms, according to a new study.
Source:The New York TimesFebruary 5, 2013
Columbia University Medical Center hearing specialist, Dr. Anil K. Lalwani, comments on age-related hearing loss.
- January 2, 2013
Depression appears to be associated with mild cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia; José A. Luchsinger, MD, MPH was senior author of the study, published in the Archives of Neurology.