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Dementia could be kept away, suggests studyAre you worried about keeping your brain healthy and keeping away dementia; a new research is pointing to lifestyle changes to make.

Keep your brain sharp with cognitive training; manage blood pressure levels and exercise, say American scientists. Studies are still confirming the effectiveness; suggests the study they offer a “modest” effect in keeping dementia away.

There is hope that in many more years to come more will come to light about preventing cognitive decline and dementia as the trial results will be available readily and more evidence will emerge, says CEO emeritus at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dr. Alan Leshner, in a statement.

“Even though clinical trials have not supported the three interventions, the evidence is strong to suggest public should at least have access to take informed decisions and learn how they can invest their time and resources to maintain brain health with aging,” he said.

In 2010, another review committee said there was “insufficient evidence” to recommend how to keep brain healthy and away from disease. Right from then, research has come a long way.

Volunteer work during retirement can help in cutting your dementia risk. Be nice to your parents the risk of dementia is reduced and also stay away from busy roads.

“The evidence is getting stronger that there are things to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. There is no guarantee, yet scientists consider cognitive training, blood pressure management and exercise to be of great help in keeping the dementia forms away.

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