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alzheimer’s

‘There’s no one magic activity’

But studies show you can slow the progression of dementia. Here's what you should do to ensure long-term brain health.

Study: Active lifestyle sharpens mind

A new clinical analysis strengthens the notion that moderate exercise can help older adults reclaim some of their mental acuity.

Daytime drowsiness a sign of Alzheimer’s?

Sleep problems are common in dementia patients, and beta-amyloid accumulation and related brain changes are thought to be part of the issue.

Patient Story

‘The love for horses’

When a hospice nurse invites 84-year-old Lloyd Robinson to her farm, memories of his childhood and rodeo days spill forth.

Life is short after dementia diagnosis, no matter your age

The early onset dementia median survival time is six years, but varies depending on the type of dementia.

Could aspirin help keep Alzheimer’s away?

Study identifies a possible new role for one of the most widely used, common, over-the-counter medications in the world—aspirin.

Make life with dementia better

Someone develops dementia every three minutes, but too many face it alone and feel socially isolated.

Fitness may fend off dementia

Study: Women who are fit at age 50 have a nearly 90 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer's.

Getting active could help boost memory

Physical activity is good for the body and the brain, but what about people with thinking and memory difficulties?

Stronger workout, stronger memory

At greater intensity, exercise leads to better memory and more protein involved in the growth, function and survival of brain cells.

Breast milk, the original brain food

It's not just baby who benefits—breastfeeding moms may enjoy better brain health, too.

Evolution not over for humans

Study finds natural selection still happening, with gene variants linked to Alzheimer's, smoking fading.

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