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One in Three Cases of Dementia Preventable

Managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world’s dementia cases.

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Some Steps That May Boost Brain Health in Old Age

There are no proven ways to stave off mental decline or dementia, but a new report says there are hints that exercise, controlling blood pressure and some forms of brain training might offer help.

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‘BE FAST’ When It Comes To Stroke Can Save Your Life

In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Strokes, 80 percent of which are caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain, are medical emergencies that require immediate attention.

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A Four-Point Plan to Keep Your Joints Healthy

Whether it’s a brand-new Bentley or a classic 1970 Mustang, most people have a car they dream about. If they’re lucky enough to own it someday, you better believe they’re going to take care of it.

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Can Staying Active Help Prevent Chronic Pain?

Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have pain modulation patterns that might help lower their risk of developing chronic pain.

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Could caffeine actually help prevent dementia?

There could be good news for coffee lovers. Researchers identified 24 compounds, including caffeine, with the potential to boost an enzyme in the brain shown to protect against dementia.

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