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More Vitamin D May Improve Memory: Too Much May Slow Reaction Time

How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much?

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Apples, Tea & Moderation: 3 Ingredients For Long Life

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers.

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Blood Pressure Control Helps Ward Off Dementia

The results complement a previous study published by the same research group which showed that intensive treatment significantly lowered the chances that participants developed mild cognitive impairment. 

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Sleep Interrupted: What’s Keeping Us Up at Night?

Evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine are believed to sabotage sleep.

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Blood Test Is Fairly Accurate At Identifying Early Alzheimer’s

Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer’s disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their brains.

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One In 10 Older Adults Currently Binge Drinks

Binge drinking is a risky behavior, particularly for older adults due to aging-related physical changes and the likelihood of having chronic health issues. 

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