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Dreamless Sleep Tied to Greater Risk of Dementia

The people who developed dementia spent an average of 17 percent of their sleep time in REM sleep, compared to 20 percent for those who did not develop dementia.

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Can’t Exercise? Massage May Give Same Result

An illness, an accident, or even just getting older can limit a person’s capacity for exercise. Rest is an essential component of healing, but it also atrophies muscles.

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Low Medicaid Rates Limit Access to Assisted Living, Quality Care

More than 700,000 elderly and disabled Americans receive health care in residential care communities, such as assisted living facilities. As the population ages, this number will grow. A new study by RTI International found that low Medicaid payment rates for services in assisted living and similar settings discourage residential care providers from serving Medicaid beneficiaries, which […]

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Is Moderate Alcohol Consumption Good For Your Memory?

Older adults who consume alcohol moderately on a regular basis are more likely to live to the age of 85 without dementia or other cognitive impairments than non-drinkers.

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Everyday Chemicals Linked to Chronic Disease in Men

Phthalates are a group of chemicals widely used in common consumer products, such as food packaging and wrappings, toys, medications, and even medical devices.

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Sleep Disruption, Alzheimer’s Link Explained

Disrupting deep sleep boosts the amount of an Alzheimer’s disease-related protein called amyloid-beta in the fluid bathing the brain and spinal cord, new research suggests.

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