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Alzheimer’s Modifications Connected to Childhood Cognitive Experience

A higher level of early-life cognitive enrichment -- such as learning a foreign language, reading and being read to, and playing games like checkers -- was tied to a slower rate of late-life cognitive decline, a clinical-pathological longitudinal cohort study showed. This effect occurred partly through an association with lower levels of Alzheimer's pathology changes,…

Higher Rate of Alzheimer’s in Ladies Described?

Loss of estrogen related to menopause may explain why women are much more likely than men to develop Alzheimer disease (AD), new research suggests. In a study of more than 120 participants, menopausal status was the main factor contributing to higher beta amyloid (Aβ) levels, lower glucose metabolism, and lower gray matter volume (GMV) and…

Alzheimer’s Research study Going Back To Essential For Brain Hints: Shots

A research effort based at the Allen Institute in Seattle, Wash., will tap leading scientists from several institutions to dive even deeper into brain genetics and physiology. The aim: Find clues to the earliest beginnings of Alzheimer's. Allen Institute hide caption toggle caption Allen Institute A research effort based at the Allen Institute in Seattle,…

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Still long way to go on EU recovery fund offer, EU authorities says

© Reuters. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Negotiations towards the European Union's coronavirus recovery fund still have a long way to go before a summit of EU leaders later this month, a senior EU official involved in the talks said on Thursday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said negotiators aimed to keep the size of…

Russia thinking about $26 billion budget costs trek to combat virus, says PM

© Reuters. Russian Prime Minister Mishustin takes part in a video conference call with officials in Moscow MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Thursday the government would consider increasing budget spending by 1.8 trillion roubles ($25.6 billion) to fight the coronavirus and support the economy. Some economists have said Russia's regulations…

IMF advises Ukraine to keep reserve bank independent as governor’s exit rattles market

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Ukraine's Central Bank Governor Smoliy speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kiev By Matthias Williams (NYSE:) and Natalia Zinets KYIV (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund urged Ukraine on Thursday to maintain the independence of the central bank after Governor Yakiv Smoliy unexpectedly resigned, citing "systematic political pressure". The negative…

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