'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find

February 13, 2015 10:00 PM

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FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of so-called "superagers" are much different than normal seniors, according to a new study.

Superagers are people aged 80 and older whose memories are as sharp as those many decades younger. Learning more about their brains may help lead to new ways to protect the memories of other seniors, and to combat dementia, the Northwestern University researchers said.

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