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Excessive napping linked to cognitive decline in older men … Florida gives the green light to fully autonomous vehicles … Ziegler Link•Age Fund II invests in K4Connect

Alzheimer’s vaccine shows promise in study

A vaccine developed by University of New Mexico researchers has shown promise in preventing the formation of the tau tangles in the brain and someday potentially could prevent the cognitive decline typically seen in people with Alzheimer’s disease, they said.

‘Social frailty,’ depression linked in study

“Social frailty” has more of an impact on the onset of depression in older adults than does physical frailty or cognitive impairment, according to a study published in the June issue of JAMDA: the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

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