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Zombie Cells Central To The Quest For Active, Vital Old Age

In an unfinished part of his basement, 95-year-old Richard Soller zips around a makeshift track encircling boxes full of medals he’s won for track and field and long-distance running. 

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What We Do While We Sit Affects Dementia Risk

Adults aged 60 and older who sit for long periods watching TV or other such passive, sedentary behaviors may be at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study by USC and University of Arizona researchers.

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Could Moderate Drinking Lead To Cognitive Decline?

Drinking seven or more units of alcohol per week is associated with higher iron levels in the brain, according to a study of about 21,000 people.

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Could Eating Fruit Keep Depression At Bay?

People who frequently eat fruit are more likely to report greater positive mental wellbeing and are less likely to report symptoms of depression than those who do not, according to new research. 

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Keeping the Faith — Or Your Willingness to Push Yourself — As You Grow Older

Did you ever want to get really good at something when you were younger? As you grow older, you tend to lose some of the spark and the belief in yourself that you’ll succeed. But — there’s hope.

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Does Shingles Increase A Person’s Risk Of Dementia?

Shingles, a viral infection caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus, results in a painful blistering rash along one side of the body or face from nerve inflammation.

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