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memory

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.

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.

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