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Stick with it

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It’s January 2 as I write this and I know that lots of you are already wavering about your new year’s resolutions – well, hey, it’s nearly 48 hours that you’ve had to stick with your resolve, which for most of us, is roughly 43 hours longer than we’ve ever managed to do before, especially […]

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More info, better lifestyle? I’m not so sure

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According to a report from the UK discussed on the medicalexpress.com web site,  a large majority of middle-aged people surveyed in parts of the UK claim they would start to live a healthier lifestyle in order to diminish their risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia later in life. Apparently 75 % of […]

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Preventing dementia: early days

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A great deal of the buzz at this year’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference which just wrapped up in London, England, has been about preventing dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia. And that’s a good thing because given how meager the returns have been so far from treating dementia, it’s time […]

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Not quite yet

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You should never just read just a headline and a few paragraphs in a medical story and rush out and change what you do based on what you think your learned in that story. This was the actual headline for a recent story in Newsweek: ALZHEIMER’S: HOW EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL PREVENTS BRAIN PLAQUES AND PRESERVES […]