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Music Might Boost Self-Awareness in Alzheimer's Patients

Many studies have found that familiar songs enhance mood, relieve stress and reduce anxiety in patients with Alzheimer's, perhaps because musical memory is often spared even when a patient has declined to a low level of cognition...

July 22, 2014 — Duncan Van Horn
Gold Standard Trial Affirms Role of Diet, Exercise and Such to Prevent Dementia

Diet, Exercise and Other Behaviors May Impede Dementia

In 2010, the National Institutes of Health held a conference to determine what measures, including behavioral steps like exercise and diet, could be taken to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s...

July 17, 2014 — Gary Stix

Heavy Metal Headbanging Rare Risk Revealed

Headbanging can cause pain or even whiplash. But a 50-year-old Motörhead fan developed a more serious condition, bleeding in the brain that required surgical repair, after headbanging at a concert...

July 14, 2014 — Dina Fine Maron

Why Alzheimer's Drugs Keep Failing

Drug candidates have a 99.6 percent failure rate, and poor early detection methods make clinical trials difficult and costly

July 14, 2014 — Maria Burke and Chemistry World

Fear and Anxiety May Shorten Dogs' Lifespan

For some, it happens in the bathroom. For others, it's the living room. All across America, as fireworks go off on July 4th, many dogs experience varying degrees of fear and stress.

July 4, 2014 — Julie Hecht

Blind Mice Cured by Running

Exercise combined with visual stimulation helps to quickly restore vision in unused eyes

June 29, 2014 — Simon Makin and Nature magazine
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