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Natalie Cole, singer and daughter of Nat King Cole, dies at 65

Natalie Cole, the Grammy Award-winning singer whose top-selling albums preserved the musical legacy of her father, Nat King Cole, and established her as a powerful musical talent in her own right, died Dec. 31 at a hospital in Los Angeles. She was 65.<p>Her family announced the death but did not …

Music

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Mainstream Media

Scientists Reveal The Secret To Create Long-Lasting Memories

Missing some memories? Can’t seem to remember the title of a book or name of an actor? Improving your long-term memory is simpler than you might …

Mars astronauts could develop dementia on journey to Red Planet

Dangerous space radiation could mean astronauts develop dementia before ever setting foot on Mars<p>The technological challenge of getting to Mars may seem like a huge hurdle but it may be biology that holds humanity back from venturing to the Red Planet.<p>Astronauts could develop irreversible dementia …

Particles

Living With Alzheimer’s – 10 Heart Touching Photo Stories About Memory Loss Patients

Alzheimer’s is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gets worse over time. The most common early symptom is difficulty …

Alzheimer's Disease

Speeding up the battle against slowing minds

New research from UCL brings us closer to finding out what’s behind one of our biggest killers<p>Christopher Devas has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. For his wife, Veronica, this not only means watching Alzheimer’s rob Christopher of his memory and identity, it also means …

Dementia

Human DNA gives mice bigger brains

Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.<p>The human genetic code is very similar to the genetic code of our closest living relative -- the chimpanzee -- sharing around 95 percent. Of all the differences, …

Genetics

Action Is the Key in Alzheimer's Prevention

If you watch the news long enough, we physicians seem to reverse our advice every 10-15 years. Examples include whether butter or margarine is better and whether you should take aspirin to prevent strokes. A conservative approach to your health may therefore entail waiting to see which …

Dementia

Compelling Photos Document the Contents of Abandoned Suitcases from a 125-Year-Old Psychiatric Center

Willard Psychiatric Center began its life in 1869 as Willard Asylum for the Insane, closing down over 125 years later in 1995. Thousands of long-term …