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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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Attention Deficit Disorder May Increase Dementia Risk
Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are nearly three times more likely than their peers without attention problems…
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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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Antipsychotic Drugs May Be Overused in the Home
Drugs to treat psychosis are often prescribed to ease agitation and aggression in people with Alzheimer’s disease. But the powerful…
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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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Could an Exercise Pill One Day Protect Against Alzheimer’s?
Regular exercise has been linked to a range of benefits for the body, including the brain. Middle-aged people who are…
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Why Yoga May Be Good for Your Brain
Need a gentle way to help relieve stress and give your memory a boost? Try yoga. A three-month program of…
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Having a Positive Attitude About Aging May Help Boost Memory
Having a positive attitude about growing older may counteract some of the memory deficits that commonly occur as people age,…
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Volunteering Helps Your Community. It May Also Help Your Brain.
Older men and women who gave their time to volunteer work had better memory and thinking skills than their peers…
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The Best Fat for Your Brain
Opting for olive oil rather than processed fats or oils may be good for your brain, according to a new…
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Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug, Donanemab, Shows Promise
An experimental drug for Alzheimer’s showed promise in slowing declines in thinking and memory skills when given early in the…
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A Reminder: Have a Regular Eye Exam
Good vision may be one important factor for good brain health, according to a new report. The findings build on…
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Why This Is So Important for Healthy Aging
Having a network of friends and family is critical for staying mentally sharp in old age, a growing body of…
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A Little of This Goes a Long Way
Feeling guilty about taking that afternoon nap? Don’t be. Napping may be good for the brain, according to a new…
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Leqembi Gets FDA Approval
On July 6th, the Food and Drug Administration granted full approval to a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease called Leqembi.…
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What Walking May Do for Your Brain
Walking several times a week may help to keep memory sharp as we age, even if we don’t start exercising…
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Does Gut Health = Brain Health?
Could changing your diet play a role in slowing or even preventing the onset of Alzheimer’s disease? We’re one step…
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New Drug to Combat Common Problem in Alzheimer’s Patients
The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first drug specifically to treat agitation in people with Alzheimer’s disease. The…
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Boost Memory with Multivitamins
Take These for a Memory Boost!
A daily multivitamin boosted memory skills in older adults, according to a large new study. The findings, from researchers at…
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Regular Internet Use May Help Protect Against Dementia
Exchanging emails with friends, posting on Facebook or Instagram, booking a vacation on a Web site or shopping online may…
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