Author: maria

Genetic risk of dementia is mitigated by cognitive reserve

We investigated if lifelong engagement in activities promoting cognitive reserve (eg. early life education, midlife substantive work complexity, late life leisure activities and social networks) modified the risk of dementia attributable to Apolipoprotein ε4 allele


Irregular heart beat linked to increased risk of dementia

Atrial fibrillation, a particular kind of irregular heartbeat, predominantly affects older adults. In atrial fibrillation, the electrical signals in the heart muscle are disturbed, causing the heart to quiver rather than contract normally. As a


Welcome to a seminar with professor Laura Fratiglioni

Topic: Trajectories of functional decline in older adults with neuropsychiatric and cardiovascular multimorbidity: A Swedish cohort study Date: November 21, 2018 Time: 12.00-13.00 Place: Jan-Åke Gustafssonsalen, NEO, Blickagången 16, Flemingsberg After the seminar, there is time


Great interest in SNAC-K

The Swedish National study on Aging and Care (SNAC) explores the importance of living conditions, lifestyle, and personality for the health and well-being of older people. On 14 October, the Swedish National Study on Aging