1 in 10 Americans over 65 have dementia, study finds

1 in 10 Americans over 65 have dementia, study finds

CNN — According to a new study conducted between 2016 and 2017, one in 10 Americans over the age of 65 suffered from dementia, while 22% suffered from mild cognitive impairment, the earliest stage of the slow slide into senility. research, which The authors said that this was the first nationally representative examination of the … Read more

Can you go from a night owl to an early riser? Experts weigh

Can you go from a night owl to an early riser?  Experts weigh

Sign up for CNN’s Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide contains helpful tips for better sleep. CNN — If your body and brain don’t activate until later in the day, you’re probably a night owl, naturally programmed to like staying up late and sleeping through traditional school and work start times. Yet getting … Read more

People who sleep 5 hours or less a night are at higher risk of multiple health problems as they age, study finds

People who sleep 5 hours or less a night are at higher risk of multiple health problems as they age, study finds

Register for Newsletter Sleep, but better from CNN series. Our seven-part guide contains helpful tips for better sleep. CNN — A large new study published provides evidence that people aged 50 and over who sleep five hours or less at night have a greater risk of developing several chronic diseases as they age compared to … Read more

People who sleep 5 hours or less a night are at higher risk of multiple health problems as they age, study finds

People who sleep 5 hours or less a night are at higher risk of multiple health problems as they age, study finds

Register for Newsletter Sleep, but better from CNN series. Our seven-part guide contains helpful tips for better sleep. CNN — A large new study published provides evidence that people aged 50 and over who sleep five hours or less at night have a greater risk of developing several chronic diseases as they age compared to … Read more

Live longer by adding strength training to your workout

Live longer by adding strength training to your workout

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you get into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Physical activity guidelines for older adults emphasize at least two days of strength training and 2.5 hours of moderate-to-vigorous aerobic physical activity each week. Yet many people minimize … Read more

Diagnosis of dementia raises suicide risk in people under 65, study finds

Diagnosis of dementia raises suicide risk in people under 65, study finds

CNN — According to the latest research, a diagnosis of dementia more than doubles the risk of suicide within the first three months after a patient learns the news. The study, which followed nearly 600,000 Britons for 18 years, found that patients who already had a psychiatric disorder or were under 65 when diagnosed were … Read more

Drink These Types of Coffee to Live Longer, Study Finds

Drink These Types of Coffee to Live Longer, Study Finds

CNN — Drinking two to three cups a day of most types of coffee can protect you from cardiovascular disease and premature death, according to a new study. “The results suggest that light to moderate consumption of ground, instant and decaffeinated coffee should be considered part of a healthy lifestyle,” said study author Peter Kistler, … Read more

Alzheimer’s drug slows progression of cognitive decline in clinical trial, drugmakers say

Alzheimer’s drug slows progression of cognitive decline in clinical trial, drugmakers say

CNN — A monoclonal antibody treatment for Alzheimer’s disease called lecanemab slows the progression of cognitive decline by 27% compared to a placebo, drugmakers Biogen and Eisai said on Tuesday. The drug, tested in a global Phase 3 clinical trial, also met all secondary endpoints, showing “target engagement” with reduced levels of amyloid – a … Read more

Sleep loss harms immune genes and triggers inflammation, study finds

Sleep loss harms immune genes and triggers inflammation, study finds

CNN — Chronic sleep deprivation in a small group of healthy adults increased the production of inflammation-linked immune cells while altering the DNA of immune cells, a new study has found. “Not only were immune cell counts elevated, but they may be wired and programmed in a different way at the end of the six … Read more