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Exercise And Alzheimer’s Prevention (STUDY)

Cognitive decline in individuals having Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment, as well as in healthy individuals, can be reduced by walking. The brain structure in individuals with Alzheimer’s and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) was protected by walking just five miles a week over 10 years, particularly in the learning and memory centers of the… Read More »

Suicide Prevention

Research has shown that there are multiple risk factors for suicide and that these factors may vary with age, gender, physical and mental well-being, and with individual experiences. Treatments and therapies for people with suicidal thoughts or actions will vary as well. NIMH has focused research on strategies that have worked well for mental health… Read More »

B Vitamins Are Important for the Prevention of Cognitive Decline

It should come as no surprise that nutrition is a foundational consideration to optimize and maintain cognitive function. It’s well-established that healthy fats such as animal-based omega-3s — especially DHA — are vitally important for brain health, but certain vitamins are also important, and a number of vitamin deficiencies have been linked to impaired cognition,… Read More »