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Individuals from long-lived families show slower cognitive decline – News-Medical.Net

If you come from a family where people routinely live well into old age, you will likely have better cognitive function (the ability to clearly think, learn and…

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If you come from a family where people routinely live well into old age, you will likely have better cognitive function (the ability to clearly think, learn and remember) than peers from families where people die younger. Researchers affiliated with the Long Life Family Study (LLFS) recently broadened that finding in a paper published in Gerontology, suggesting that people who belong to long-lived families also show slower cognitive decline over time.
The Long Life Family Study has enrolled over…

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