In tracking 19,000 adults for a quarter of a century, researchers find puzzles play a notable role in preserving mental sharpness.
Similar to an infection, misshapen forms of two proteins appear to spread through the brain.
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.
Hanging onto bitterness does nothing to settle up with those who have wronged you—and at day's end, it'll lead to anxiety and depression.
New research indicates a frail brain could be more susceptible to neurological problems such as dementia, as the patient is less able to cope.
A new clinical analysis strengthens the notion that moderate exercise can help older adults reclaim some of their mental acuity.
Researchers are finding that cultural engagement may help people tamp down depression as they age.
What can be gained from various popular approaches?
Puzzling discovery suggests that certain people may carry traits that protect against the bad effects of high cholesterol in later years.
People who are socially engaged and civically minded may possess sharper minds as they age.
Come delivery day, your mindset can make all the difference.
The research is preliminary and plenty of work remains, but an animal study shows promise.
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