Multitasking Milestones: Unraveling the Decline in Dual-Task Abilities and Its Implications for Aging Brains

Multitasking Milestones: Unraveling the Decline in Dual-Task Abilities and Its Implications for Aging Brains

A recent study published in Lancet Healthy Longevity discovered that the ability to multitask while walking, such as talking or making decisions, starts to decline at the age of 55, ten years earlier than the traditional old age threshold of 65. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Hebrew SeniorLife conducted the study, which involved nearly 1,000 adults in Spain aged between 40 and 64

42 new genes linked to Alzheimer’s disease risk

42 new genes linked to Alzheimer’s disease risk

A major new international study involving UK DRI researchers has identified 75 genes associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, including 42 new genes which had not previously been implicated in the condition.

Nytol, Benadryl, Ditropan and Piriton raising dementia risk

Dementia ‘linked’ to common over-the-counter drugs — Hayfever drugs raise risk of Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists – Over-the counter hayfever tables, sleeping pills or asthma drugs significantly raise the risk of developing dementia, a study has shown.

Depression, behavior changes may be earliest symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

Depression, behavior changes may start in Alzheimer’s even before memory changes – Depression and other behavior changes may show up in people who will later develop Alzheimer’s disease even before they start having memory problems, reported by researchers in the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.