CNN's Fareed Zakaria talks to neuroscientist Lisa Genova about Alzheimer's disease and how to prevent it.
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People who die with plaques and tangles in their brain but no signs of dementia may have changed the shape of connections between neurons to withstand the disease
Cognitive training improves cognitive performance and delays functional impairment, but its effects on dementia are not known. We examined whether three different types of cognitive training lowered the risk of dementia across 10 years of follow-up relative to control and if greater number of training sessions attended was associated with lower dementia risk.
Neuroimaging and other biomarker assays suggest that the pathological processes of Alzheimer's disease (AD) begin years prior to clinical dementia onset. However, some 30 to 50% of older individuals who...