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Which Leisure Activities Are Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia?

Summary: Older adults who spend their free time embarking on intellectually stimulating activities, such as reading, writing, or making crafts have a 23% lower risk of developing dementia. Additionally, those who exercise and spend time socializing with family or friends also have a significantly decreased risk of dementia. Source: AAN Leisure activities, such as reading …

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Chris Dietz named president of global operations for LeadingRE

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE), the global network of independent real estate firms, recently named Chris Dietz as president of global operations. Chris joined LeadingRE in March 2011 as European director and quickly progressed to executive vice president of global operations in 2016. Before joining LeadingRE, Chris held executive positions at US …

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Transformers: Heavy Metal Real-World AR Mobile Game Shuts Down Servers on August 31 – News

Niantic canceled game alongside 3 other projects last month Niantic (Pokémon GO) announced last Wednesday that it will shut down its servers Transformers: Heavy Metal real-world AR mobile game based on the Transformers franchise on August 31. The game was available in beta in several countries while it was still in development. For these areas, …

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A Connection Between a ‘Calm Mind’ and Better Capacity for Self-Control

Summary: People with greater self-control have calmer minds, which in itself generates fewer distractions from stimuli. Source: University of Freiburg People who have a “calmer mind”—that is, their neuronal processes take longer on average and whirl around less than others—have greater self-control. This was the finding of Dr. Tobias Kleinert, Prof. dr. Markus Heinrichs and …

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Brain Support Cells Transfer Their Mitochondria to Fight Free Radicals

Summary: Astrocytes enhance healing following a brain hemorrhage by transferring their mitochondria to damaged neurons. Source: SfN After a brain hemorrhage, neural support cells called astrocytes enhance healing by transferring their mitochondria to damaged neurons. The healthy mitochondria stimulate the production of a free radical-fighting enzyme, according to new research published in Journal of Neuroscience. …

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VinFast Cuts Through Rebate Confusion With Cold, Hard Cash

The DOJ indictment alleges that Arabi and Shokouhi used their positions with the buyer to create a fake multimillion-dollar sale. The defendants allegedly falsified business records and lied to company representatives about the startup’s value. While the DOJ didn’t name the defrauded company in its press release, Karim Arabi’s LinkedIn profile showed he was San …

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Milestones CEO says agents must move away from a transactional mindset to a relational one

Today’s RealTrending features Rivers Pearce, chief marketing officer, and Dustin Gray, founder and CEO of Milestones, a homeowner portal that just raised 10.3 million in Series A funding. Here is a small preview of today’s interview with Rivers and Dustin. The transcript below has been lightly edited for length and clarity: Tracey Velt: Immediately, when …

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NFL adds streaming service focused on mobile devices, NFL+

The National Football League has launched a new streaming service ahead of the 2022-2023 season, featuring access to local games and on-demand content with a focus on mobile devices. NFL+ will include all out-of-market preseason games across devices and on phones and tablets only, access to live local and primetime games. Subscribers will also be …

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