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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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Could stem cells hold the secret to Fountain of Youth?

Could adult stem cells hold the secret to finding the Fountain of Youth? Scientists found that these cells taken directly from human fat are more stable than other cells.

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Older adults popping multiple mind-altering drugs

The number of older adults taking at least three prescriptions for psychotropic drugs, which includes opioids, antidepressants, antipsychotics and tranquilizers, has roughly doubled .

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Heartburn drugs linked to ‘silent’ kidney damage

More than 15 million Americans suffering from heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux have prescriptions for PPIs, which bring relief by reducing gastric acid.

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New study shows promise in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease

A person with Alzheimer’s disease suffers loss of control over thought, memory and language abilities.

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Learn how late life marriage, divorce could affect a woman’s weight

For women who marry later in life, a few extra pounds may accompany their nuptials, a new study led by the University of Arizona suggests.

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