Do you keep losing your keys, forgetting where you parked your car, or drawing a blank on names of people you just met? Maybe you can’t remember where you left your wallet more often than you’d care to admit. Such lapses of memory tend to get people of a certain
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Hormone Therapy Linked With Healthier Bones
Postmenopausal women who are treated with hormone therapy (HT) to ease menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, have better bone mass and structure than women who don’t take HT, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Researchers used dual
Worry Over Memory Problems Fades in Years Before AD
In a new study shedding light on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) development, researchers analyzed 10 years worth of data on more than 2,000 older adults who underwent annual tests of memory and thinking skills and answered questions about their mental acuity. They found
Among the dangers of hypertension are heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and eye problems. Research also shows that there is a link between hypertension and an increased risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.