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mind

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.

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.

Feeling glum? Brighten up with movies

Researchers are finding that cultural engagement may help people tamp down depression as they age.

Meditation: different approaches, benefits

What can be gained from various popular approaches?

Study: For some, high cholesterol is low concern

Puzzling discovery suggests that certain people may carry traits that protect against the bad effects of high cholesterol in later years.

Want to stay smart? Volunteer

People who are socially engaged and civically minded may possess sharper minds as they age.

In labor, it’s mind over matter

Come delivery day, your mindset can make all the difference.

Gene therapy—an Alzheimer’s treatment?

The research is preliminary and plenty of work remains, but an animal study shows promise.

The power of positive thinking

5 ways your mind can help you conquer the pains of labor.

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