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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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Stroke And Peripheral Vascular Disease

Along with coronary artery disease (CAD), stroke and peripheral vascular disease (PVD) are forms of cardiovascular disease that can develop as a consequence of plaque build-up within the arteries.

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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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Taking Care: Kids & Concussion

While a bump to the head is usually no cause for panic, updated guidelines for managing children and adolescents who suffer concussion recommend taking a cautious approach to recovery.

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Stay Active For A Healthy Brain

Preliminary research reveals how aerobic activity may help keep the brain young.

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Exercise Your Brain

You might think exercising your brain means mathematics or science or language lessons. Classroom activities are, of course, great for your "grey matter". But your brain can gain from physical activity too.

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Eat Smart

We can exercise to help our brain but can we eat to get smarter? Let's look at what science can tell us about ‘brain food'.

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Dodge Dementia With Diet

The right diet may be the key to keeping your brain healthy as you age.

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Expert Advice May Dumb Down Decision Making

Brain scans may explain why it's easy to fall for bad advice.

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Fish Oils Benefit Brain

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

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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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Brain Link To Immune System

Is the key to health in the brain? Research has shown that increased activity in a particular part of the brain may be linked to greater resistance to disease.

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Brain Explains Pain Differences

High-tech pictures of the brain have confirmed that sensitivity to pain varies from person to person.

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Antioxidant Brain Boosters

Taking antioxidant supplements produces improvements in mental performance tests in older women. Perhaps they'll be ruled ‘performance enhancing' drugs by TV quiz shows.

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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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