Lethologica, or the inability to recall a word, happens to almost everyone at some point. While such issues should always be monitored, it shouldn’t be a source of concern unless it happens frequently and involves not remembering familiar names, places and events.
A new study will use data from Apple Watch and iPhone users to better identify the signs of mild cognitive impairment that can sometimes lead to more severe forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Only about 25% of Americans get the recommended amount of exercise every week. But it’s worth working toward that goal, as studies show physical exercise improves cognitive health as well as physical health.