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Lifestyle & Dementia

Use it or lose it: lifestyle & dementia Dementia affects more than 300,000 Australians and though there is currently no cure, there are things you can do to delay its onset. Here we look at simple things you can do in middle age to keep dementia at bay.

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Active Minds Boost Elderly Brainpower

Keeping your brain active and stimulated may be the key to preserving your memory.

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Falls May Signal Early Alzheimer's

A tendency to take a tumble has been linked to the brain changes that occur in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Step Out To Keep Your Brain Moving

Want to preserve the size of your brain and avoid dementia later in life? Research suggests you should go for a walk.

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Testosterone Link To Alzheimer's Disease

Study finds low levels of testosterone are associated with the onset of Alzheimer's disease in older men.

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Grapes Grapple With Dementia

A substance found in grapes and red wine may combat one of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

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Go Mediterranean & Reap The Rewards

Sticking to a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce the risk of being stricken with Alzheimer's disease as we age.

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Think Young. Eat Fish.

Keep your wits about you as long as possible. Eat fish once a week.

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Fish Oils Benefit Brain

Scientists have found evidence that fish really is "brain food".

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Variety Outranks Intensity

More from the ‘variety is the spice of life' file; scientists have found that the range of our exercise activities, rather than the intensity, is what influences our chances of avoiding dementia.

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Busy Brain Benefits

A job that keeps your mind busy may also protect you from Alzheimer's disease later in life.

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Eat To Evade Alzheimer's

Changes to diet may offer protection against Alzheimer's disease.

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Eat Smart, Get Smart

Are there foods available on supermarket shelves that could actually make us smarter or even change the way we behave? If so, what are they?

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Carers' Health At Risk

In a cruel irony, caring for your sick loved one can make you more vulnerable to becoming ill - through blood clots.

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Eating Less Brings Brainstorm

Researchers have revealed a way to stop the brain ageing. It might sound good but if you are a 30-something woman searching for a mate, the idea that science could limit the number of mature male brains is seriously scary...

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