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Simple Habits Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s, Says New Study

The notion of being able to prevent or minimize cognitive decline as we age by engaging in healthy lifestyle behaviors—exercising, eating right, staying mentally active—is both alluring and highly-deb…

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6 Everyday Habits for Better Brain Health

June 2014 is the first-ever Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, an ideal time for all of us to take stock of whether our daily routines are enhancing or degrading the health of the all-important or…

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The Brain Benefits of Bilingualism

In an increasingly connected world, the everyday advantages of being able to speak multiple languages are easy to recognize. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, bilingualism…

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How Your Sleep Habits Are Aging Your Brain

Sleeping too much or too little can have a lasting impact on the health of your brain, according to a new study published in the May issue of The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. An inve…

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Top 15 Concerns About Aging

The aging process is often accepted with a combination of humorous resignation—it's not a fun process, but it definitely beats the alternative, right? The truth of this statement varies from person to…

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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 — if not a bit uncouth. Families affected by …

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What Too Much Drinking Can Do to a Man’s Brain

Middle-aged men who drink too much may be cutting years off their brain's good health, says a study published in the most recent issue of the journal Neurology. In what seems to be reason 1,756 to …

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How Brain Training Exercises Can Benefit Seniors for Decades

The beneficial effects of brain training on an older adult's mental abilities can last for at least 10 years, according to the results of a study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). …

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How Your Mind Can Make Your Body Age Faster

The cliché, "You're only as old as you think you are," may actually contain a kernel of truth, according to a group of researchers from the Netherlands who found that people with depression may age mo…

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The Surprising Key to Keeping Your Mind Sharp As You Age

Memory games, Sudoku, classical music—all have been touted as beneficial brain-toning techniques for aging adults. But when it comes to maintaining cognitive functioning as you get older, you may want…

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