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Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees. While current research on human age-related dementia focuses on potential new drug treatments, researchers say these findings suggest that social interventions may be used to slow or treat age-related dementia.
Scientists hunt earliest Alzheimer's symptoms Race is on against feared epidemic. AD is increasing so fast that more than 22 million worldwide will be affected by 2025. Experts urge new research to spot the earliest symptoms - subtle ones that can emerge a decade before true dementia hits - and hunt for ways to protect these people's brains.Already, doctors have discovered that a mild memory impairment sometimes confused with normal aging can progress to full-blown Alzheimer's.