Navigation Links
The 70 and Above Would Do Well With Brain Training, to Maintain Mental Agility

Apart from doing physical exercises and keeping active to stay fit, old people especially those who are 70 and above could help their brains remain agile, if they just indulge// in brain exercises, to enhance their cognitive abilities to keep them alert as they advance in age, researchers said.

Previous insights have indicated the benefits of engaging the brain in crossword puzzles and mind games. The study led by Sherry Willis, a human-development professor at Penn State University and published in the journal f American medical association, showed the benefits of ten sessions, comprising of an hour each of brain exercises on senior citizens.

Nearly 3,000 men and women from six cities participated in the study of whom majority were white and about one-fifth were black. They were indiscriminately allocated six-week training sessions on memory, reasoning and quick mental processing. Tests were conducted before and after the commencement of training sessions. Parallely, another was not subjected to any training, but only participated in the testing procedure to allow for a comparative study.

The finding revealed that almost 90% of the speed training group, 74% of the reasoning group and 26% of the memory group portrayed immense improvement during mental ability tests which lasted throughout the five years of the study. The comparison group did not show as much improvement as the group that undertook training sessions.

Researchers concluded that even appreciable amount of cognitive training had a tangible impact in maintaining alertness in the brain functions of people who are advancing into old age.
SAV
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. America’s Clean Hands Report Card - Can’t Rise Above ‘C’ Lvel
2. Every Fourth Pakistani Above 15 is Overweight or Obese: Study
3. Patients Pressure Would Result In Overprescription
4. Smallpox Would Spread Rapidly
5. Legalization Of Euthanasia Would Not Affect Patient’s Trus
6. Stem Cell Bank In UK Would Require 150 Embryo-Derived Stem Cell Lines
7. UN Fears Melting Of Ice Would Concentrate Toxins in the Chinese Water Supply
8. Early Detection Of Primary Liver Cancer Would Save Millions Of Lives
9. NHS Trust Would Soon Take On The Hospital Superbug
10. 60 Million People Would Die Due To NCD In India
11. Inactivation of Rad9 in Tumor Cells Would Be Advantageous In Cancer Therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/10/2016)... ... ... As part of its ongoing series of aquatic therapy related webinars, HydroWorx ... dynamic expert and thoughtful presentation to give attendees a better sense of how to ... free to attend, but registration is required. , Rehabilitation of Offensive Lineman ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Glendale, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... can be harder to find. Unfortunately, this can leave patients with dental emergencies at ... Glendale , is now offering emergency dental care. , Common dental emergencies include:, ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Intalere’s 2016 ... more than 200 of the country’s top healthcare executives to share insights on ... benefit of the Forum is the provider-centric perspective, experience, expertise and strategy shared ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... AHRA: ... winner and inspirational speaker Jan Fox will serve as keynote speaker at the ... provide participants with tools to more effectively communicate with their own organizational staff ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Everseat has joined ... readily available to physicians. The integration will enable Allscripts users to post open ... Everseat’s free mobile app. , The partnership gives Everseat substantial added power to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... , February 10, 2016 ... new market research report "Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Market by ... Labeling & Serialization), by Product Type (Tablet, Powder, Cream, ... published by MarketsandMarkets, studies the global market during the forecast ... to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% during the ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 9, 2016 On ... Administration (FDA) met with its Arthritis Advisory ... biosimilar of Johnson & Johnson,s Remicade and ... approved in the U.S. The Biologics Prescribers ... groups - Alliance for Patient Access, American ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , February 10, 2016 ... Medicine, Targeted Therapeutics and Companion Diagnostic Market to ... Participants, and Environment" research report indicates that the ... $149 billion by 2020 growing at a CAGR ... companion diagnostics and targeted therapeutics and is dominated ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: