Study finds keeping your blood pressure in check helps brain health as you age. A geriatrician explains.
A new study shows your diet quality may influence your risk of cognitive decline, including memory and thinking skills. Results show people with the healthiest diets were 24 percent less likely to have cognitive decline than people with the least healthy diets when followed for close to five years. Reports on poor diet show that … Read More
When people think about multiple sclerosis (MS), they may not associate it with memory loss, difficulty concentrating or struggles with organization. But if you or someone close to you has MS, these can be troubling symptoms. It’s more common to think first about physical impairments, even though at least 65 percent of MS patients also … Read More
How fast do you walk? A new study finds that slower walking later in life may be a sign that thinking problems are ahead. Ronan Factora, MD, a geriatrician at Cleveland Clinic Center for Geriatric Medicine, did not take part in the study, but says the association between walking speed and cognitive impairment has been … Read More