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Omega-3s Boost Longevity
Stress brings cellular aging that shows up in the tips of chromosomes. Omega-3 fatty acids, even in supplements, can prevent this damage.
New Alzheimer’s Drug Takes Out the Brain’s Trash
Promising new findings in mice shed light on a new approach to beating neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.
Grownups Need Lullabies, Too
Sleep problems are common among seniors. Listening to certain types of music before bedtime can make for a more restful night.
Creeping Inactivity? Hypertension Lurks
Work and the arrival of kids can make it hard to stay active, but continuing to exercise has a big impact on the likelihood of hypertension.
Polypharmacy Deepens Seniors' Mental Confusion
Too many seniors with dementia are prescribed a mix of drugs to calm anxiety and ease depression and pain, leaving them more confused.
Alzheimer's: Insulin Resistance of the Brain
Plaques in the brain, a signature of Alzheimer's, appear related to metabolic problems involving glucose. Blame the commercial food chain.
Walk, Don't Saunter
Walking together makes couples healthier and happier. To get the biggest health boost, however, keep up the pace -- and don't hold hands.
Are You Vegetarian or Pastatarian?
Avoiding meat can be a good idea; but something else matters more, and it may spell trouble for certain kinds of plant-based diets.
Vegans' Soft Spot
Vegans do better on most measures of health - cholesterol, blood sugar, weight - but bone density is not one of them. Some recommendations.
Healthy Skepticism: Be a Better Consumer of Health Information
Have you heard the news about vitamin B17? A study explores the things to look for when evaluating health -- or any kind of -- information.
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