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Alzheimer’s Society: “Am I at risk of developing dementia?”
Better Hearing Institute: “What’s the link between hearing loss and cognitive function?”
BioMed Central: “Western diet is associated with a smaller hippocampus: a longitudinal investigation.”
Mayo Clinic: “How much should the average adult exercise every day?” “What are the risks of sitting too much?” “Sleep tips: 7 steps to better sleep,” “Feed Your Mind.”
National Institutes of Health: “The relationship between long-term sunlight radiation and cognitive decline in the REGARDS cohort study,” “Effect of sunlight exposure on cognitive function among depressed and non-depressed participants: a REGARDS cross-sectional study,” “Diet-induced insulin resistance impairs hippocampal synaptic plasticity and cognition in middle-aged rats,” “Chronic Cigarette Smoking: Implications for Neurocognition and Brain Neurobiology,” “Physical (in)activity-dependent structural plasticity in bulbospinal catecholaminergic neurons of rat rostral ventrolateral medulla,” “Healthy brain aging: role of exercise and physical activity,” “Lifestyle change and the prevention of cognitive decline and dementia: what is the evidence?” “Listen Up! Noises Can Damage Your Hearing,” “Impact of Sleep on the Risk of Cognitive Decline and Dementia,” “Sleep deprivation: Impact on cognitive performance,” “Perceived Social Isolation and Cognition.”
World Health Organization: “Make Listening Safe.”
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