High Blood pressure and dementia

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A new study indicates that patients with high blood pressure are at a higher risk of developing dementia. This research also shows (for the first time) that an MRI can be used to detect very early signatures of neurological damage in people with high blood pressure, before any symptoms of dementia occur.

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Move for Minds

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Move For Minds is a partnership created four years ago with Equinox.They go into these gyms where people were concerned about their bodies, focused on fitness, and try to spread the message about brain fitness to them. The goal is to get people thinking not just about their bodies, but their brains, because what we now know about Alzheimer’s is that it’s 20 years or longer in your brain. And we’re trying to get the message about caring for your brain and preventing Alzheimer’s to people who are in their 30s and 40s.

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War on Alzheimer’s

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We understood the need to stick our hands in the hornet’s nest of Afghanistan and to fumigate the wasp’s nest in Iraq.

We wholly support the vital effort to exterminate Islamic terrorists and prevent the murderous regimes of Iran and North Korea from obtaining deployable nuclear weapons.

We enthusiastically back the strengthening of our military, weakened by years of neglect and even antipathy, to combat these and other serious threats around the world.

But we implore our leaders in Washington to also declare war on Alzheimer’s.

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Funding Alzheimer’s with some spare change

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“While spare change doesn’t seem like a lot, automatically rounding up one’s transaction adds up to about $50 per month on average,” Tokarsky said. “Just think about it. Does it really make sense for millions of people to wait around to die from a horrible disease, simply because one can’t make a profit developing a cure? Doesn’t it make more sense to invest our spare change, regardless if we make money or lose it, but so that we have a pretty decent chance for a cure in 5, 10 or 15 years?”

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