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Could soy supplements, herbal remedies reduce hot flashes?

Some studies tied black cohosh therapies to a lessening of overall menopause symptoms score but not specifically to fewer hot flashes or night sweats.

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Dietary aid may prevent, reverse damage to aging brain

The formula contains common ingredients such as vitamins B, C and D, folic acid, green tea extract, cod liver oil and other nutraceuticals.

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Another reason to stay active as we age

If you’re an avid runner, logging dozens of miles every week and you happen to be over 65, odds are you’re burning oxygen at nearly the same rate as a runner in her 20s.

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Brain scans find protein a marker of Alzheimer’s decline

Scientists are peeking inside living brains to watch for the first time as a toxic duo of plaques and tangles interact to drive Alzheimer’s disease.

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Flavonoids Could Be The Secret To Weight loss?

Eating lots of fruits and vegetables rich in flavonoids might help adults minimize weight gain as they age, a recent study suggests.

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Some men get prostate tests despite limited benefit

About one in five elderly U.S. men get invasive tests to look for prostate tumors even though they may not live long enough to benefit from treatment.

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