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memory

Loss of spouse could trigger brain decline

People who already show signs of Alzheimer's are at heightened risk.

The danger of a sleepless night

Lack of sleep may prevent the brain from purging tau protein, which forms lingering tangles linked to Alzheimer's.

3 memory tips worth remembering

These small, simple steps could improve your ability to recall names, phone numbers and other important information.

Can exercise slow Alzheimer’s?

Aerobic activity may slow the effects amyloid plaque has on the brain—especially if you start at an early stage.

The incredible power of Zzzs

A full night's sleep could lead to improved mood and better brain function, boosting creativity, accuracy and memory.

Keep your wits sharp with brain bafflers

In tracking 19,000 adults for a quarter of a century, researchers find puzzles play a notable role in preserving mental sharpness.

Alzheimer’s research eyes rogue proteins

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

Brush teeth, save brain?

Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.

Unraveling Alzheimer’s

Scanning technology spots problems sooner, leading to earlier treatment and better management of a thus-far incurable disease.

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.

‘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.

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