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dementia

Control blood pressure to keep dementia at bay?

Doing so will also reduce risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney disease.

Fitness may fend off dementia

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

Therapy could reverse Alzheimer’s brain plaque buildup

Study shows surprising results that may give cause for hope.

Get busy living

Your attitude about aging might affect your odds for developing dementia.

¿Habla español? Parlez-vous francais?

Why it's great to learn a second language.

Tackling Alzheimer’s disease

It is never too late to lower your risk factors for dementia, but the time to start is now.

How resilient are your brain connections?

Certain pieces of brain structure may make some people less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

Is dementia declining among older Americans?

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend.

Dozens of potential Alzheimer’s meds in the pipeline

Last new drug for the memory-robbing disease was introduced in the United States in 2003.

Study: Sugary drinks shrink brains

Multiple sweet beverages per day may lead to significant memory loss—but there are ways to keep your brain safe.

Persistent pain may lead to memory troubles

Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk.

Alzheimer’s deaths jump 55 percent

CDC reports more patients are dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones.

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