Alzheimer's disease

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Spending time with friends is important for your health and happiness, and so that you don't experience loneliness. Try these five tips to make new friends.
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Research has found that eating a Mediterranean diet over other certain foods may help protect your brain against dementia.
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Sitting for hours each day does your brain and body no favors. Here are ways in which too much couch time can be harmful to your brain health as you get older.
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Women are far more likely than men to suffer from Alzheimer’s, making up at least two-thirds of the 5.8 million Americans with it.
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With so many people seeking quality sleep, sleeping pills can seem like an easy fix. But that seemingly simple solution carries risks.
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Brain health is important to monitor as we age, including when you're in your 50s. Here are a few strategies to strengthen your gray cells.
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You've probably never discussed your brain with your doctor, and they've probably never brought it up. But it’s a conversation worth having. Here's why.
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Like your outward appearance, your brain goes through changes as you age. And while some changes are perfectly normal, others are not.
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Understanding differences between individuals is crucial for understanding how memory functions or declines in older adults, researchers say.
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Two new studies find that getting a flu shot and the pneumonia vaccine may also lower people’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
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