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Avoid These Foods if You Want to Prevent Diabetes of the Brain

Nearly 12 million older Americans (65 years and older) suffer from diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. More than five million older Americans have Alzheimer's disease, the sixth l…

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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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The Alzheimer’s Myth Most People Believe

Is Alzheimer's a normal part of aging? If you are someone who is prone to being swayed by public opinion (as opposed to science) you would answer this question incorrectly--with a "Yes"--along with…

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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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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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