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The Foods That May Help Keep the Brain Sharp Over 7 Decades
Eating a healthy diet when young may help to keep the mind sharp into old age, according to a new…
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4 Changes That May Help Slow Alzheimer’s Progression
Changing your lifestyle in four key areas may help to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a new report suggests.…
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Want to Keep Your Memory Sharp? Try Orienteering
Looking for fun new ways to help keep your memory sharp? Try orienteering, a sport that combines exercise with cognitive…
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Highly Processed Foods Are Bad for Your Brain
Eating a diet containing lots of highly processed foods like chips, cookies and sodas may increase the risk of thinking…
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The Wide-Ranging Benefits of Social Engagement
Two new studies underscore the importance of staying socially active to promote general well-being and to keep the aging brain…
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A Mentally Challenging Job Can Bolster the Brain
The more your work challenges your brain, the less likely you may be to develop memory and thinking problems down…
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Stress in Midlife May Be Especially Bad for Your Brain
Stressful events in midlife could raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in old age, according to a new report.…
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How Music May Help Keep the Brain Young
Playing a musical instrument or singing in a choir may help to keep the brain sharp, a new study found.…
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Multivitamins May Provide a Memory Boost
A multivitamin may be good for the aging brain. Those are the results of a new analysis that found that…
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Good Hearing Is Critical for Brain and Body
Growing evidence shows that good hearing is essential for keeping your brain in good working order. Two new studies underscore…
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Live Alone? A Pet May Be Good for Your Memory
Older men and women who live alone but have a pet had fewer memory problems than their solitary peers, according…
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Light Therapy May Ease the Agitation of Alzheimer’s
Exposure to bright light, or light therapy, may help people with Alzheimer’s disease sleep more soundly, according to a new…
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Exercise Isn’t Just for Muscles
Exercise can not only bulk up your muscles. It may also bulk up your brain.  Those are the findings of…
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How a Health Coach May Help Ward off Alzheimer’s
A personal coaching program that focused on health and lifestyle changes led to improvements in memory and thinking skills among…
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Exercise Can Lower Your Risk of Dying from Alzheimer’s
Research shows that regular exercise is important for helping to keep the brain in good working order. In numerous studies,…
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This Type of ‘Hidden Fat’ May Be Especially Bad for the Brain
Hidden Belly Fat Tied to Alzheimer’s Risk 15 Years Before Symptom Onset People in their 40s and 50s who have…
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Lowering Your Blood Pressure Can Lower Your Dementia Risk
Years of research has shown that keeping your blood pressure in check is good not just for the heart but…
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Move Over Blueberries, This Berry is the New Brain Superfood
More good news on the berry front. A new study found that a daily serving of strawberries led to improvements…
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What Level of Sleep is Best for Brain Health?
Getting plenty of deep sleep as we age may be critical for brain health, according to a new report. The…
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Cholesterol: Too Much of a ‘Good’ Thing?
Many experts tout the benefits of having high levels of high-density lipoprotein, or HDL, the so-called “good” cholesterol. But too…
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A Reminder to Take Your Blood Pressure Meds
High blood pressure, or hypertension, has been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.…
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Try to Relax. It May Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk.
Being chronically stressed may be bad for your cognitive health. A new study found that long-term stress and depression was…
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Sitting More Than 10 Hours a Day Raises Alzheimer’s Risk
Older men and women who sat for more than 10 hours a day had a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s…
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Good Dental Care Tied to Better Brain Health
Need more incentive to brush and floss? A new report shows that good dental health is linked to better brain…
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