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7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's Feature
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7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's

There are no surefire ways to prevent or cure Alzheimer's, but there are some preventive strategies.

Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain
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Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain

There's still much to learn about Alzheimer's disease and dementia, but imaging techniques can help determine whether women using hormone therapies during the menopausal transition are receiving any brain benefits.

Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain
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Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain

There's still much to learn about Alzheimer's disease and dementia, but imaging techniques can help determine whether women using hormone therapies during the menopausal transition are receiving any brain benefits.

3 Tips for Struggling Alzheimer's Caregivers
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3 Tips for Struggling Alzheimer's Caregivers

Caring for an elderly loved one is no small task to begin with, but when your loved one is plagued with a disease such as Alzheimer's, the challenge can be nearly unbearable.

Can Poor Sleep Boost Odds for Alzheimer's?
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Can Poor Sleep Boost Odds for Alzheimer's?

Breathing problems during sleep may signal an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease, a trio of studies suggests.

Can Too Much TV Increase Chances of Dementia?
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Can Too Much TV Increase Chances of Dementia?

Parking yourself in front of the TV may make you as likely to develop dementia as people genetically predisposed to the condition, a Canadian study suggests.

There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's
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There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's

Medical science has failed to prove that any treatment, therapy or brain exercise can help prevent dementias such as Alzheimer's disease, an extensive new review has concluded.

Honoring World Alzheimer's Month: Keeping the Brain Healthy
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Honoring World Alzheimer's Month: Keeping the Brain Healthy

Learn how to recognize symptoms of Alzheimer's and other dementia and how to delay onset with advice from Dr. Michelle Braun, neuropsychologist and Alzheimer's expert.

Women and Alzheimer's Disease: The Facts Behind the Headlines
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Women and Alzheimer's Disease: The Facts Behind the Headlines

It's time to take a closer look at the risk factors for Alzheimer's Disease that affect women and men—sometimes differently.

When Dad Can't Remember: How to Deal With Memory Loss
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When Dad Can't Remember: How to Deal With Memory Loss

It can be frustrating, even heartbreaking, when your parent has dementia. These tips on routines, communications and coping with emotions can help.

Why New Alzheimer's Guidelines Matter
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Why New Alzheimer's Guidelines Matter

The new staging system for Alzheimer's disease uses brain changes found via biomarkers before symptoms appear, as well as clinical symptoms, to diagnose the disease.

Your Brain on Estrogen
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Your Brain on Estrogen

Estrogen does a lot of good things for women's brains and may even play a role in Alzheimer's, but much more research is needed about estrogen and menopause.

Busy Minds May Be Better at Fighting Dementia
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Busy Minds May Be Better at Fighting Dementia

Mentally stimulating activities can protect your brain against aging, even if you're genetically predisposed toward dementia or Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports.

Old Drug May Boost Brain's Memory Centers
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Old Drug May Boost Brain's Memory Centers

A long-used drug called methylene blue may rev up activity in brain regions involved in short-term memory and attention, a small study suggests.