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By On May 21st, 2013

B Vitamins Slow Brain Atrophy, Lower Risk Of Alzheimer’s

One key part of the process that attributes to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease is the atrophy of the brain in certain areas. Research conducted based on a two-year trial may have found a cure for that brain atrophy. John Thomas Didymus, of Digital Journal, reports that researchers concluded that patients taking high doses of…

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By On April 1st, 2013

Chocolate And Your Risk Of Stroke

There’s no shortage of articles telling you how your favorite vice can actually be good for you. Well, the latest tackles how chocolate affects blood vessels and reduces your risk of stroke. You can read more about the study at iOL. It does seem to be legitimate research, but there’s an interesting catch. While eating…

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By On March 28th, 2013

The Link Between Cognitive Decline and Cold Sores

There have been a number of studies that have tied infections to an effect on other parts of the body. A recent study looked into how all kinds of infectious agents, including those that cause cold sores, could be affecting memory. Alexandra Sifferlin, of Time, reports that those with higher levels of infectious agents were…

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By On March 14th, 2013

Drug Causes Memory Improvement For Alzheimer’s Patients

It is always exciting when a new treatment method is shown to improve or prolonge the life of a suffering individual. Clinical Psychiatry News reports such an encouraging advancement with their article about the drug ORM-12741, which is being used to treat Alzheimer’s patients. The drug would likely be considered a success if it simply…

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