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U.S. researchers are trying a series of life hacks to try to ward off dementia

U.S. researchers are trying a series of life hacks to try to ward off dementia

Facing a predicted tidal wave of dementia sufferers, researchers across the United States are launching an ambitious clinical trial to test whether a package of low-tech life hacks can do something no pill or therapy currently can: prevent or delay cognitive impairment in Americans.

The planned clinical trial, announced Wednesday at the Alzheimer’s Assn.’s International Conference in London, is a bid to test whether a strategy shown to improve cognitive aging in a group of Finns at elevated risk of dementia might also work in...

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