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Physically Fit Women Nearly 90 Percent Less Likely To Develop Dementia

When the highly fit women did develop dementia, they developed the disease an average of 11 years later than women who were moderately fit, or at age 90 instead of age 79.

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5 Surprising Facts About Pneumonia

A serious, potentially life-threatening lung infection, the disease is primarily caused by viruses, bacteria or fungi that are transmitted from one person to another.

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Smart Underwear Prevents Back Stress With Just a Tap

TV infomercials offer a world of potential solutions for back pain, but most of them have at least one of three problems: they’re unproven, unworkable or just plain unattractive.

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One in Three Cases of Dementia Preventable

Managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world’s dementia cases.

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Some Steps That May Boost Brain Health in Old Age

There are no proven ways to stave off mental decline or dementia, but a new report says there are hints that exercise, controlling blood pressure and some forms of brain training might offer help.

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‘BE FAST’ When It Comes To Stroke Can Save Your Life

In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Strokes, 80 percent of which are caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain, are medical emergencies that require immediate attention.

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