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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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Effects of Stress on Memory and Cognitive Functions

Having a well-functioning memory is something we may think about more and more as we age. Memory and other cognitive processes can gradually diminish as many grow older, but research in the last sever…

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Want to Win the Nobel Prize? Eat Chocolate.

  Didn't win that coveted Nobel Prize last week? Well, there's always next year. And here's a little tip to improve your chances, straight from the pages of the New England Journal of Medicine…

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Is Sugar Sapping Your Memory?

Getting older doesn't have to mean cognitive decline. Protect your memory and keep your mind sharp with these strategies for blood sugar regulation. By Jeffrey Rossman, PhD, Rodale.com Do…

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How to Prevent Dementia

These days there has been a lot of attention placed on aging and along with that Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Emerging research has shown that the simple act of reading, playing crossword puzzles…

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