Lifestyle Improvements May Lessen Cognitive Decline

16/09/20

Results from a new study suggest that lifestyle changes may help to improve cognition in older adults experiencing cognitive decline that precedes dementia.

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The BBHI collaborates with a project to investigate the brain bases to maintain the cognition

14/09/20

The BBHI will collaborate with a pilot project whose objective is to better understand the brain bases of the concepts of cognitive reserve and brain maintenance in aging. This project will be presented at the Reserve & Resilience workshop, which is held virtually on September 14 and 15.

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Conversation about diet and brain health

08/09/20

Our principal investigator David Bartrés-Faz and Anna Bach, of the Official College of Pharmaceutics of Barcelona talk about how diet and physical activity have an impact on brain health and active aging in this dialogue promoted by  Ágora Sanitaria and Nestlé Health Science

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We investigate the impact on brain health of Covid-19

06/08/20

Researchers from the Institut Guttmann, with the support of the “la Caixa” Foundation, and through the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative, are studying the impact of Covid-19 and confinement on the more than 4,500 volunteers who participate in the brain health project.

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High intake of berries, apples, and tea linked to lower dementia risk

05/08/20

Plants are loaded with naturally occurring chemicals that appear to help health. And high, long-term intakes of certain kinds of plant chemicals called flavonoids are associated with a reduced risk for developing dementia, according to a study published online April 22, 2020, by The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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Ten lifestyle factors that clearly impact the probability of developing Alzheimer’s disease

31/07/20

Although there’s still no cure, researchers are continuing to develop a better understanding of what increases a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. A recent study that looked at 396 studies has even been able to identify ten risk factors that are shown to increase the likelihood of developing the disease.

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BBHI participates in AAIC 2020

28/07/20

Researchers from the BBHI brain health project of the Institut Guttmann and “la Caixa” Foundation participate once again in the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020 (AAIC), which this year is held virtually between July 27 and 31.

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We want to know what is the impact of pain on brain health

27/07/20

Researchers at the Institut Guttmann with the support of the “la Caixa” Foundation through BBHI are studying the impact of pain and chronic pain on brain health.

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What happens in the brain when it does nothing?

24/07/20

“The brain at rest and in balance does not stand still.” Dr. Josep Maria Tormos, Director of Research at the Institut Guttmann, spoke on the Ser program Hoy por Hoy about what happens to the brain when we do nothing.

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2019 Institut Guttmann Annual Report and CSR Report

23/07/20

We present the 2019 Annual Report that describes the most relevant facts completed by the organisation throughout this past year, and which includes the Corporate Social Responsibility Report, carried out for the first time entirely in web format; an innovative and pioneering initiative according with our social and environmental commitment.

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