Tag: Alzheimer’s

Roundup: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart Disease...

Cancer Survivors may be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say More people than ever are surviving cancer because...

August 23, 2019

Roundup: Meds and Dementia Risk; CDC Warns...

Long-Term Use of Some Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia, Study Says A new study indicates there may be...

July 5, 2019

Roundup: How Much is Too Much Coffee?...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking...

May 17, 2019

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online; Phone...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of...

April 19, 2019

Nobel Laureate: We’re Closer to Getting Answers...

Alzheimer’s is a cruel and mysterious disease. There is no cure, and there are many unanswered questions as to its...

March 18, 2019

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain Health...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults...

February 7, 2019

Roundup: Go Red for Heart Disease Awareness;...

Many Americans are wearing red today in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, which is...

February 2, 2018

Roundup: DASH, Mediterranean Plans Top ‘Best Diets’...

Nutrition and medical experts have again placed two diets that focus on the health benefits of fruits and vegetables at...

January 5, 2018

Roundup: U.S. Deaths from Alzheimer’s Up 55%;...

Deaths caused by Alzheimer’s disease surged by 55 percent from 1999 through 2014, according to a new report by the...

June 2, 2017

Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of...

Millions of Americans opt for diet sodas to avoid unnecessary weight gain or other health problems tied to sugar-heavy beverages....

April 24, 2017

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