• Study examines effect of obesity on the brain at various stages of cognitive health

    One year ago - By Healio

    Multimodal neuroimaging showed varying relationships between indices of obesity and the brain at three different diagnostic stages, including cognitively healthy, mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease dementia.
    The results were published in Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Reports.
    “Research has shown conflicting evidence surrounding the effects of obesity on the brain across various stages of life and disease,” the researchers wrote. “Given the uncertainty, a characterization of the neural phenotype associated with obesity that can be stratified using
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