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February 20, 2020

Martha Clare Morris, ScD, a leading researcher internationally of diet and cognitive function and lead creator of the MIND diet, died Feb. 15.

January 2, 2020

For the fifth consecutive year, the MIND diet, a diet created, studied and reported on by researchers at Rush has been ranked among the top 10 diets in multiple categories by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Diets” list.

October 22, 2019

Older people who experienced more hospitalizations and also had more Alzheimer’s pathology in their brain experienced the fastest rates of cognitive decline, according to study results published in the Oct. 15 online issue of the Annals of Neurology.

October 16, 2019

Rush is part of national study to test effects of lifestyle intervention on older adults at risk for dementia.

May 16, 2019

Decreased scam awareness among older adults may be a warning sign of future cognitive decline or dementia, according to researchers with the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

February 6, 2019

A study led by researchers from Rush University Medical Center has found that education does not play a role in when the dementia starts or how fast it progresses.

January 16, 2019

Older adults who move more than average may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills than people who are less active than average, a study has found.

January 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, a diet created by researchers at Rush has been ranked among the top five diets in multiple categories by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Diets” list. 

July 11, 2018

Older people who have higher blood pressure may have more signs of brain disease, specifically brain lesions, according to a study published in Neurology

July 2, 2018

A regimen of low-dose aspirin potentially may reduce plaques in the brain, which will reduce Alzheimer’s disease pathology and protect memory, according to neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center.