Archive for Mental flexibility

Keep your brain nimble as you age

Keep your brain nimble as you age
MSNBC -May 13, 2007
“If using your computer as a mental gym sounds good to you, www.SharpBrains.com‘s Fernandez suggests asking a few questions first to determine a product’s …”

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A Better Brain: Does Exercise Help Your Mental Power?

A Better Brain: Does Exercise Help Your Mental Power?
NBC5.com, IL 
“CHICAGO — There’s a class at Naperville Central High School where exercise for the body is helping students like Rhandyl Dozier, Eric Hurle and Caley …”

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Study: Hormones May Ward Off Dementia

Study: Hormones May Ward Off Dementia 
BOSTON (AP) – “New research suggests that hormone therapy taken soon after menopause may help protect against the mental decline of dementia, even though it raises that risk in elderly women.” 

“…in recent weeks, mounting evidence has emerged that women who take such drugs closer to menopause may get more benefit or confront less risk than women who start taking them later. An analysis this month indicated the drugs do not raise the risk of heart attack for women ages 50-to-59, and they seem to survive longer with the drug.”

For more information, check Menopause and Brain Fitness – Crisis or Just Change?

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All about Brain Fitness

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Easy Steps to Improve Your Brain Health Now

Check the blog post Improve Your Brain Health

With tips on

  • Physical Exercise
  • Mental Exercise
  • Good Nutrition
  • Stress Management
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    Mind games may keep your brain in shape

    Mind games may keep your brain in shape
    Auburn Journal, CA 
    Web sites like SharpBrains (http://www.sharpbrains.com) and PositScience (http://www.postitscience.com) offer online brain fitness programs that promise to boost mental

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    1940s IQ tests helping to reveal how lifestyle affects the brain

    1940s IQ tests helping to reveal how lifestyle affects the brain
    Scotsman, UK –Scientists have also discovered a small group of men known as the “elite old” who have defied the logic of ageing and whose IQ and fitness levels have risen throughout their lives and appear to be still rising. Actor Richard Wilson, who played Victor …”

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