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Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says
They include hearing loss, smoking, and not finishing secondary education, a study says.
20 Jul 2017 at 5:51am

London paramedic has liquid thrown in face by masked men
She was flagged down by three men who appeared to be in distress before being attacked.
18 Jul 2017 at 6:42am

How bulimics' brains are different
The brains of women with bulimia respond differently to stress and food compared with women without the eating disorder, according to two separate MRI studies that published this month.
18 Jul 2017 at 10:07am


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The New Old Age: Another Possible Indignity of Age: Arrest
Confrontations with police officers are increasing as the ranks of older Americans swell and dementia becomes more widespread.
21 Jul 2017 at 11:48am


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New report outlines lifestyle changes to prevent dementia
A new report shows that preventing dementia can start early in life. Certain lifestyle changes such as maximizing education, aggressively treating hypertension and managing depression can have a dramatic impact in preventing the disease. Dr. Jon LaPook has more.
21 Jul 2017 at 11:42pm

Encouraging milestone in the fight against HIV
AIDS deaths are now down to about to half of what they were in 2005, according to the U.N. AIDS agency
20 Jul 2017 at 7:32pm

5-year-old fighting E. coli that killed younger sister
Health officials are trying to identify how the children became infected
20 Jul 2017 at 4:37pm

Son Charts Mom's Heartbreaking Descent Into Dementia
Molly Daley's battle with Lewy body dementia ? the second most common form of the disease in older adults after Alzheimer's ? has been painstakingly chronicled by her son.
19 Jul 2017 at 12:18pm


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The New Old Age: Another Possible Indignity of Age: Arrest
Confrontations with police officers are increasing as the ranks of older Americans swell and dementia becomes more widespread.
21 Jul 2017 at 11:48am

Fringe on the brink: Intertidal reefs at risk
20 Jul 2017 at 1:23pm

Ratchet-like polypeptide translocation mechanism of the AAA+ disaggregase Hsp104

Hsp100 polypeptide translocases are conserved members of the AAA+ family (adenosine triphosphatases associated with diverse cellular activities) that maintain proteostasis by unfolding aberrant and toxic proteins for refolding or proteolytic degradation. The Hsp104 disaggregase from Saccharomyces cerevisiae solubilizes stress-induced amorphous aggregates and amyloids. The structural basis for substrate recognition and translocation is unknown. Using a model substrate (casein), we report cryo&nda...


20 Jul 2017 at 1:23pm

Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk
Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest
21 Jul 2017 at 10:15am

Nine Risk Factors Boost Dementia Risk: Study
Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference
20 Jul 2017 at 10:15am

As Weight Creeps Up, So Does Risk of Heart Failure
But losing a few pounds might help decrease the damage, cardiologist suggests
19 Jul 2017 at 6:15pm

Early Menopause May Be Tied to Type 2 Diabetes
When periods stop before 40, risk is 4 times greater compared to late menopause, study suggests
19 Jul 2017 at 10:15am


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