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memory

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.

Rejoice in an extra hour of sleep

Sleep medicine docs share how the 'fall back' portion of Daylight Saving Time makes more of a difference than one might think.

Got that foggy feelin’?

Before you conclude your faulty memory is a sign of impending Alzheimer’s, consider reversible dementia as the culprit.

Brains may be as unique as fingerprints

The combination of genetic and non-genetic influences affects not only the function of the brain, but also its anatomy.

1 in 9 U.S. adults over 45 report memory problems

Noticing a decline in your mental abilities may be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

Brain ‘pacemaker’ might help slow Alzheimer’s

More than 16 million Americans could have the disease by 2050.

Exercise boosts kids’ brain health, too

Working up a sweat is good for cognition, whether you're 8 or 80.

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?

Marriage—the smart person’s move?

Wedded bliss engenders a healthier lifestyle and social stimulation, both of which may benefit brain health.

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.

How resilient are your brain connections?

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

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.