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Hopes Rise Again For A Drug To Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who got the highest dose in a mid-stage study.

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Opioids & Older Adults: Poll Supports Prescribing Limits, Better Counseling

Nearly a third of older adults have received a prescription for an opioid pain medicine in the past two years, but many of them didn’t get enough counseling about the risks.

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Vitamin D No Defense Against Dementia

New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D is unlikely to protect individuals from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease or other brain-related disorders.

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Fresh Grounds For Coffee: Study Shows It May Boost Longevity

Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily.

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Social Ties Could Preserve Memory, Slow Brain Aging

Something as basic as how long it takes to drive or walk to a friend’s house can make a big difference as we get older.

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Strong Grip May Predict Longer Life At All Ages

Weaker grip strength was not linked with risk of dying from prostate cancer, colon cancer among women or lung cancer in both sexes. 

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