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Lifestyle Is Key to Preventing Memory Loss

One of the biggest misconceptions people have about aging is that there’s nothing anyone can do to prevent memory loss. In fact, in recent years researchers around the globe have discovered just the opposite! It turns out that simple lifestyle changes can have a big impact on brain health and cognitive longevity. The groundbreaking FINGER […]

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Cognitive Resilience (and How to Build It!)

Like the common cold, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. But, just as you can protect yourself from catching a cold by building up your immunity, you can also protect yourself against dementia, or delay its onset, by building up cognitive resilience. Researchers say that building cognitive resilience can help […]

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Secrets to Preserving Cognitive Health from the Blue Zones

Like many Americans, you’re probably worried about your cognitive health. And, there’s a valid reason to worry. While more than 6 million people in the US have Alzheimer’s today, that number is expected to soar to 13 million by 2050. But, there is good news despite this grim data. Research shows almost half of all […]

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On Bruce Willis, Word Finding, and Dementia Worries

In recent weeks, the family of actor Bruce Willis (Die Hard, Pulp Fiction, The Sixth Sense) announced that he would be stepping away from his acting career due to an ongoing struggle with aphasia. We spoke with Neurotrack clinical researcher and speech-language pathologist Jennifer Myers, PhD, MS, CCC-SLP, about this condition, its connection to dementia, […]

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Neurotrack Awarded $3.3 Million Grant from National Institute on Aging to Study the Impact of its Cognitive Health Digital Therapeutic

(PRESS RELEASE) Neurotrack, an innovative digital health company on a mission to transform the measurement and management of cognition and memory loss, today announced it has been awarded a fast-track grant worth up to $3.3 million, pending the completion of milestones, from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the NIH, to assess how […]

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Diagnosis, Innovation, Memory, Prevention

When One Door Closes

What the Failure of Biogen’s Aducanumab Tells Us About Alzheimer’s — Risk Reduction is Still Our Best Weapon Today I serve as Neurotrack’s Head Writer. But three years ago, in a different professional incarnation, I had the privilege of sitting in a packed conference room with a bright, articulate representative from the pharmaceutical company Biogen […]

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Neurotrack Digital Therapeutics Study Finds Certain Lifestyle Changes Can Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults At Risk for Dementia

(PRESS RELEASE) Neurotrack, an innovative digital health company on a mission to transform the assessment and prevention of memory loss and related diseases like Alzheimer’s, today announced the results of a preliminary study of its forthcoming digital therapeutic program. Designed to slow and/or prevent memory loss among at risk adults, initial findings show improved cognitive […]

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