Researchers: Improving Eyesight May Help Prevent Dementia – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/03/health/dementia-treatment-behavior-eye-care.html

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Why would hearing and vision loss contribute to cognitive decline? “A neural system maintains its function through stimulation from sensory organs,” explained Dr. Rojas, a co-author of an accompanying editorial in JAMA Neurology. Without that stimulation, “there will be a dying out of neurons, a rearrangement of the brain,” he said.

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