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How Moderate Drinking Might Change Your Brain
Even drinking a moderate amount of alcohol might have negative effects on your brain, according to a new study.
The Benefits of Using Your Brain
Older adults who do brain-stimulating activities may see big benefits for their mental function, according to a new study.
How Memory Might Mask Early Alzheimer's
Women often have stronger verbal memory skills than men — and that could be a bad thing when it comes to detecting Alzheimer's early, a new study found.
Diet, Exercise and Alzheimer's Risk
Buildups of protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease may be less likely to occur in people who maintain a healthy overall lifestyle, a new study found.
Red Wine Compound May Help with Alzheimer's
Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, red grapes, raspberries and dark chocolate, could slow cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a new study found.
The Impact of Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) with loss of consciousness may have a long-term impact on neurological health, a new study found.
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.
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.