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Avoid These 5 Factors Linked to Brain Aging

A vigorous scientific effort is underway to find ways to protect the brain from premature aging and slow the process of age-related cognitive decline that robs so many older individuals of their memories and mental acuity. Progress is being made, but despite decades of research, scientists do not entirely understand the

Battling Beta-amyloid, the Toxic AD Hormone

Research into potential therapies for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has focused heavily on preventing the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid proteins in the brain that are thought to trigger neurodegeneration. But although researchers have developed vaccines and drugs that reduced or re-moved the brain buildup of beta-amyloid, eliminating the protein did not

A History of High Anxiety May Increase Dementia Risk

People who recalled having high levels of anxiety during their lifetimes had a 48 percent greater risk of developing dementia than those who reported more normal levels, according to a recent study.

Researchers studied 28 years worth of data on 1,082 fraternal and identical twins who had participated in a long-term

How Much Exercise Is Too Much?

Americans are in love with a good work-out these days. Ordinary health clubs are passé while the newer venues promise to transform you with Navy Seal training and martial arts matches. And, your local 5K is yesterday’s news.

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