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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We donít often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but thatís the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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How a Video Game Might Help Someone With Dementia

Video games and dignified dementia care don't initially appear compatible, but advocates from Alzheimer's Australia Victoria have teamed up with a group of designers from Opaque Multimedia to turn thi…

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Blood Test Could Predict Alzheimer’s. Good News?

Stories about a new blood test that may detect Alzheimer's disease three years before the onset of major symptoms has been making the rounds on most major news outlets. The claim: Georgetown Univer…

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11 Things You Really Need to Know About Caffeine

Is caffeine good or bad for your health?† It may come down to who you are and what your health is like. Before you decide if that coffee, tea, or energy drink habit is right for you, consider the foll…

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Alzheimerís May Be Killing 6 Times More Americans Than We Think

The number of Americans dying from Alzheimerís disease may be hundreds of thousands more than current statistics indicate, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. In 2010, expe…

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Grilled Food May Be Frying Your Brain

Barbecue season may still be several months away, but a new study suggests that firing up the grill fewer times this summer may be one of the best things you can do for your brain. It's all about m…

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Can Cartoon Videos Make You Feel Better About Memory Loss?

Laughing in the face of danger is an oft-touted courage-building technique, but learning to laugh in the face of dementia may seem downright impossible ó if not a bit uncouth. Families affected by …

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14 Reasons to Ditch Diet Soda

Before you take another sip of that aspartame-laden diet soda, here are 14 reasons to rethink that drink: 1.† Only one year after aspartame was approved by the FDA, its own task force learned that …

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The Now-Banned Chemical That May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

Once considered to be a miraculous ally in the fight to eradicate malaria, scientists have now linked the pesticide, DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane), to one of the most feared diseases of our ti…

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16 Foods That May Defend Against Diabetes

As if the world needs another reason to love chocolate, researchers from Kingís College London have concluded that the darling dark dessert should be included on a list of foods that may help stave of…

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