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  • The Delegation for senior manpower visits AgeCap

    [25 Feb 2019] On average, we live longer and many are healthier high up in the ages. In order for us to be able to maintain good pension levels and a good welfare it is important that more, at least those who want and can, work longer, says Maria Söderberg, secretary of the delegation for senior manpower who visits AgeCap on February 26 to learn more about new research results.

  • Cultural activities can reduce the risk of dementia

    [20 Feb 2019] Cultural activities and physical activity in middle age can reduce the risk of suffering from dementia later in life. It shows in a new study from AgeCap, Center for Aging and Health, at the University of Gothenburg. The study is published in the prestigious scientific journal Neurology.

  • Improved health of today's 70-year-olds

    [4 Feb 2019] Todays 70-year-olds feels like the 50-year-olds in the early 1970s. This was the main message when new research results were presented for the study participants themselves.

  • Clear link between fitness in middle age and risk of dementia

    [20 Mar 2018] Women who have a high cardiovascular fitness in middle age have a risk of developing dementia when older that is almost 90 percent lower than among women in average physical condition, according to a study published in the journal Neurology.

  • Podcast: Calcium supplementation and risk of dementia in women

    [1 Oct 2016] Neurology® Podcast - October 18 2016 Issue. Calcium supplementation and risk of dementia in women with cerebrovascular disease

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