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Hearing loss linked to worse cognitive function in Hispanic/Latino American adults
Hearing loss in the Hispanic/Latino community could be linked to worse cognitive functioning in older adults, a study funded by NIA suggests.
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Brain’s waste removal system may offer path to better outcomes in Alzheimer’s therapy
Mouse study suggests that treatments such as the immunotherapy aducanumab may be more effective when the brain’s lymphatic system can better drain the amyloid-beta protein that accumulates in the brains of those living with Alzheimer’s.
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Lack of sleep in middle age may increase dementia risk
Recent NIA-funded study found that people who slept six hours or less each night in their 50s and 60s were more likely to develop dementia later in life.