A new study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition to high blood pressure have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease. However, authors conclude the connection may have more to do with anti-hypertension medication than high blood pressure itself.
In a study published today in PLOS One, exercise science professor James LeCheminant and neuroscientist Michael Larson report their findings after putting treadmill desks to the test. The duo compared the cognitive performance of healthy adults sitting at a desk to those using treadmill desks while carrying out the same tasks.
A rigorous new study debunks the myth that pregnancy comes with a decline in cognitive performance. Sounds unsympathetic, but the study author says this can give moms more reasons to believe in themselves.