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Heart attacks may be linked to accelerated cognitive decline over time
Study finds link between heart attack and risk of faster rate of cognitive decline in the following years.
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Hearing aids slow cognitive decline in people at high risk
NIA-funded study finds hearing aids may slow cognitive decline in individuals who are high risk.
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Specialized dementia care in nursing homes linked to better outcomes for residents
Study finds that nursing home residents with dementia have better outcomes in facilities that provide specialty dementia care.

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