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Brain

Eat your way to brain health

The MIND diet—a hybrid of two heart-healthy diets—may lower your risk of Alzheimer's disease by up to 53%.

Feeling glum? Just embrace it

Studies show you shouldn't browbeat yourself for your blue mood. Acknowledge and accept it—and then move on.

Strategies for sweet dreams

Nightmares usually have easy explanations—and even simpler solutions.

3 steps for becoming hyper-focused

The electronic hurricane of bleeps and beeps will always be there. These handy tricks could help you find clarity amid the chaos.

Alzheimer’s research eyes rogue proteins

Similar to an infection, misshapen forms of two proteins appear to spread through the brain.

The hidden fallout of stroke

The limited mobility of stroke survivors puts them at increased risk of osteoporosis, broken bones and falls—but most are never screened for these problems.

Life got you down? Grin and bear it

Good news: Smiling may indeed boost your mood. Bad news: Frowning will bring you down.

Want happiness? Spread kindness

Your kindergarten teacher had it right—if you want to bring cheer and goodness into your life, you should first deliver the joy to others.

Relapse-fighting MS drug gains FDA approval

The new treatment, Mavenclad, is recommended for patients who have seen less success with other MS medications.

Creeping threat: Kratom

Reports of poisoning from this unregulated herbal substance have jumped 50-fold in the past six years.

Wakeful nights, woeful days

Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.

Frailty—dementia risk factor?

New research indicates a frail brain could be more susceptible to neurological problems such as dementia, as the patient is less able to cope.

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