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Can Teeth Brushing Postpone Alzheimer’s?

You don’t only avoid holes in your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene, Norwegian researchers have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Caregivers: Happiness Training May Ease Anxiety

Much has been written about the stresses and emotional demands of caring for family members with dementia, and a new study suggests that some of this burden can be offset by training.

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Memorial Day Travel Tips For Families Impacted By Dementia

Advise airlines and hotels that you’re traveling with someone who has memory impairment and inform them of safety concerns and special needs.

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Brain Power Loss Expected, But We Don’t Ask Doctors About Prevention

Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and dementia.

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When Is Alzheimer’s Not Alzheimer’s?

Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease, and scientists say even though neither is yet curable.

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Could Poor Sense Of Smell Mean Shorter Lifespan?

Older adults with a poor sense of smell may die sooner than their counterparts who have keen olfactory abilities, a U.S. study suggests.

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