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Will being grumpy shorten your life?

Previous studies have linked happiness to longevity but there’s no such scientific connection. So while being sick makes you unhappy, just being grouchy isn’t enough to make you ill

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Playing 3-D video games can boost your memory

This finding shows the potential for novel virtual approaches to helping people who lose memory as they age or suffer from dementia.

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Doctors suffer depression: How does it affect your care?

That’s bad news not just for the young doctors themselves, but also for the patients they care for now and in the future. Depressed doctors are known to be more likely to make mistakes or give worse care.

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Could aspirin ward off Alzheimer’s Disease?

A new study finds that aspirin could stop the onset of such degenerative diseases as Huntington’s, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

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Benefits of blood pressure management for older adults

Patients whose blood pressure target was lowered by medications to reach a systolic goal of 120 mmHg had their risk for heart attack and heart failure reduced by 38 percent,

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Study: Promising drug mix for advanced prostate cancer

A new drug combination may be effective in treating men with metastatic prostate cancer. Preliminary results of this new approach are encouraging.

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