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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Make Your Home Safer for Someone With Alzheimer's
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How to Make Your Home Safer for Someone With Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease creates physical, mental and emotional challenges. Here are some tips for making your home physically safer when caring for someone with Alzheimer's.