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Heart-Brain Link Offers New Alzheimer's Prevention Strategies

New evidence of a link between Alzheimer’s and heart disease may provide new ways to prevent the dreaded brain ailment, a top cardiologist says.<p>“The …

Irish scientist says the cure for Alzheimer’s is only 5 – 10 years away

A scientist whose major breakthroughs have emerged from studying the brains of Irish families says we are only five to 10 years away from a cure for …

Dementia

Drug-free Alzheimer’s treatment to seek FDA approval

Based on expected results of a just-completed multicenter study involving 131 patients, Israel’s Neuronix medical device company will apply next …

University of California

Diet, exercise, a good night’s sleep — all sound recommendations for mitigating one’s risk for everything from heart disease to diabetes and, as it turns out, Alzheimer’s.<p>The neurodegenerative condition affects an estimated 5.3 million people in the United States alone — and that number that is …

Some Brain Games May Grow the Size of Your Brain: Study

Nothing good lasts forever, and that’s especially true of a healthy brain. An unfortunate part of healthy aging is that parts of it shrink over time. …

15 Diseases and Ailments Marijuana May Help Fight

From deadly diseases like brain cancer to the commonly-diagnosed type 2 diabetes, marijuana and its cannabinoids may be the solution.<p>Marijuana's …