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Yoga May Go to Your Head
Besides stress reduction, improved flexibility and exercise, yoga may provide another health benefit, a new study found.
Stay Active to Stay Sharp
Need another reason to exercise? Reducing your risk of Alzheimer's may be as simple as working in the garden or taking a walk each day.
The Link Between Gum Health and Cognition
In a new study, gum disease was linked to faster cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Activities for Patients With Alzheimer's
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease need healthy routines just as much as anyone else. But it’s not always easy for them to plan their days and complete certain tasks. That's where caregivers can help.
How Chronic Viral Infections Affect the Brain
As people age, cognitive functions like memory and judgment can change. And viral infections might have something to do with that.
What Seafood Could Do for Dementia Risk
Despite its many nutritional benefits, seafood contains mercury — a known neurotoxin. But new evidence suggests eating seafood may actually lower the risk for one neurological disorder.
Good News for Parkinson's Patients
Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) may be able to continue taking their medications without risking cognitive decline, new evidence suggests. {C}
Experimental Rx Could Boost Memory
In Alzheimer's treatment, an experimental drug could offer some exciting possibilities. {C}
Senior Antipsychotic Use: The Troubling Trends
The use of antipsychotic drugs to treat elderly patients has become more common in recent years. But that may not be a good thing.
Combo Rx Quelled Alzheimer's Agitation
Relief for one of the worst symptoms of Alzheimer's disease may soon be on the way.