Tag: cognitive decline

Beat back cancer with blueberries

When your cancer reaches a later stage, though, “watching and waiting” may no longer be enough. Radiation therapy is often needed.

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Mini-strokes can be a major blow to your brain

According to a new study, you want to seek immediate medical attention for them — mini-strokes could set you up for major cognitive problems down the line.

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Pomegranates help protect your brain against Alzheimer’s

One in ten adults over 65 lives with Alzheimer's. But you don't have to become part of that statistic -- because a recent study shows that eating pomegranates, an ancient superfruit, can protect [...]

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Resveratrol reduces some diabetes complications

Stiff arteries are a common and deadly complication of diabetes. But you can protect your blood vessels from diabetic damage with resveratrol, an antioxidant in red wine, that may reduce artery [...]

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Blueberries protect against cognitive decline

As we get older, our brains just aren’t as sharp as they used to be. But you don’t have to give into cognitive decline – because a new study shows that blueberries can help keep your mind and [...]

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Lutein may protect your brain

If you’re on the older side, a natural compound called lutein has been linked to maintaining the thickness in a critical area of your brain. It’s also been associated with an improved ability to [...]

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Avoid cognitive decline by stopping your brain from shrinking

Study reveals that those seniors whose brains don’t shrink also avoid cognitive decline. Their brains look like those of a young adult in their 20s – and they have the same youthful mental [...]

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Feeling older than you are increases dementia risk

A new study found that people who felt younger than their actual age stayed sharper, while those who felt older had a 30 percent increase in dementia risk.

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