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Posts tagged dementia

March 13, 2014

 

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A Possible Connection Between Hearing Loss And Dementia

While more research is needed to prove a causal relationship, scientists have found a significant correlation between diminished hearing and cognitive decline.

July 5, 2013

 

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Are All Antioxidants The Same?

I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?

November 29, 2012

 

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How Does Yoga Reduce Stress?

Yoga can be a great way to de-stress!

January 11, 2012

 

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Is My Brain Static Or Constantly Changing?

Scientists used to think that for all its complexity, the brain was pretty static. But... is this true today?

March 8, 2011

 

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Beet Juice Good For Your Brain And May Help Slow Dementia

Could beet juice stop the signs and symptoms of dementia?

February 3, 2011

 

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Being Multilingual May Help You Cope With Dementia

Are you bilingual or multilingual? Chances are it will help you cope with dementia.

May 6, 2010

 

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Blueberries Boost Memory

You've been told time and time again that blueberries are good for you. But, did you know that blueberries can help your memory?

February 24, 2010

 

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Can You Floss Your Brain? You Should Start With Your Teeth!

You heard about the importance of flossing and brushing for dental health... but what about mental health?

July 24, 2009

 

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Losing Your Mind…Or Not: Reversible Dementia

In recent years, scientists have seen more and more cases where memory loss isn't just a natural consequence of aging. Sometimes it's caused by other factors.

September 27, 2003

 

Thinking about Aging

As you may already know, heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in people who are older than sixty-five. What’s more, there’s a growing body of evidence that emotional stress can contribute to cardiovascular disease.

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