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Heart of Mind Radio – 10.07.17

On today’s Heart Of Mind Radio, host Kathryn Davis invites you to ‘walk between worlds’ with guests:Amy Cunningham and Robert “Tenzin” Thurman in a conversation about “The Art of Dying Conference, Spiritual, Scientific and Practical Approaches to Living & Dying.” Music featured on today’s program: Frog Dancing by David Anthony Clark, Link: https://www.opencenter.org/art-of-dying October 13-16, 2017 Guests: Amy Cunningham, a progressive funeral director and owner of Fitting Tribute Funeral Services, specializes …

CHANGES LINKED TO ALZHEIMER’S MAY START BY AGE 45

Changes in key biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease during midlife may help identify those who will develop dementia years later, new research suggests. The study focused on data gathered over 10 years and involved 169 cognitively normal research participants ages 45 to 75 when they entered the study. Each participant received a complete clinical, cognitive imaging, and cerebrospinal fluid biomarker analysis …

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Omega-3 fatty acids enhance cognitive flexibility in at-risk older adults

A study of older adults at risk of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease found that those who consumed more omega-3 fatty acids did better than their peers on tests of cognitive flexibility — the ability to efficiently switch between tasks — and had a bigger anterior cingulate cortex, a brain region known to contribute to cognitive flexibility. The analysis suggests, but does …