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Workouts to Remember: New Research Suggests High-Intensity Exercise Boosts Memory

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The health advantages of high-intensity exercise are widely known but new research from McMaster University points to another major benefit: better memory. The findings could have implications for an aging population which is grappling with the growing problem of catastrophic diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s.

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To Forget or to Remember? Memory Depends on Subtle Brain Signals, Scientists Find

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Understanding how brains actively erase memories may open new understanding of memory loss and aging, and open the possibility of new treatments for neurodegenerative disease.

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Good Cells Gone Bad

A new study from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is the first to show precisely how a process in nerve cells called the S-nitrosylation (SNO) reaction—which can be caused by aging, pesticides and pollution—may contribute to Parkinson’s disease.

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Joint Replacement Expert: Exercisers in Their 40s and 50s Should “Agercise” Their Workouts

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Sprains and strains are painful, but they can also be a blessing, says Dr. Robert Klapper, co-director of Cedars-Sinai's Joint Replacement Program. These injuries are a wake-up call -- warnings that if you keep doing what you’re doing, you could do major damage. “We need to listen to our bodies,” said Klapper, “especially as we get older.”

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Age and Gut Bacteria Contribute to MS Disease Progression, According to Rutgers Study

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29078267

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Navigating the Holidays Can Be Difficult for Those with Dementia and Their Families

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The One Gene, Menu Labeling, Holiday Food Stress, and More in the Obesity News Source

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Cross Off That “To Do” List, Study Shows All Daily Activity Can Prolong Life

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That “to do” list of chores and errands could actually provide a variety of health benefits, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, found women over age 65 who engaged in regular light physical activity had a reduction in the risk of mortality.

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Researchers Identify First Brain Training Exercise Positively Linked to Dementia Prevention

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Aging research specialists have identified, for the first time, a form of mental exercise that can reduce the risk of dementia.







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