News archive Shireen Sindi

Sleep disturbances linked to increased dementia risk

17 Jul 2018

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report that sleep disturbances in midlife or in late life are associated with a higher risk for developing dementia in old age. The results are published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association . The results show that...

Telomere length is associated with the cognitive response to a lifestyle intervention

29 Aug 2017

A new study from the FINGER trial team shows that participants with shorter leukocyte telomere length (LTL) had more pronounced benefits on cognition following the multidomain lifestyle intervention. “These findings are very promising, as individuals with shorter telomeres may represent an at-risk...

Two new equal treatment representatives at NVS

06 Oct 2016

Cecilia Moberg , lecturer at the Division of Nursing, and Shireen Sindi , postdoc at the Aging Research Center (ARC), are appointed NVS's new representatives for equal treatment issues. Along with Homira Behbahani , senior researcher at the Division of Neurogeriatrics and already an equal treatment...

EIT Health project aims to prevent dementia by developing new innovations

24 Apr 2016

The project, entitled Multimodal strategies to promote a healthy brain in aging: Innovative evidence-based tools (MULTI-MODE), has recently been funded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (a body of the European Union), EIT-Health. Professor Miia Kivipelto leads the project. The...