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Playing elite rugby may affect cognitive function in older age, study shows

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

Retired male elite rugby union players aged 50+ who suffered three or more rugby-related concussions during their career have no worse average cognitive function than those who...
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Researchers develop a new method to remove old cells from tissues to slowing down aging

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

No one knows why some people age worse than others and develop diseases -such as Alzheimer's, fibrosis, type 2 diabetes or some types of cancer- associated with this ageing...
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‘Menopause Brain' Is NOT Just Your Imagination

4 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Mental fuzziness isn't uncommon in middle age , and I'm no stranger to it. I fumble over words sometimes. I open a new browser on my computer, but then forget what I was going...
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Too much or not enough sleep can lead to greater cognitive decline

Too much or not enough sleep can lead to greater cognitive decline

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Seven and a half hours is the 'sweet spot' to preserve the brain and offset Alzheimer's disease, a study by Washington University's Sleep Medicine Centre has found.
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Hit the sleep ‘sweet spot' to keep brain sharp

9 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Older adults who sleep short or long experienced greater cognitive decline than those who sleep a moderate amount, even when the effects of early Alzheimer's disease were taken...
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Viral infections could promote neurodegeneration

10 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Some viral diseases could possibly contribute to neurodegeneration. Researchers found that certain viral molecules facilitated intercellular spreading of protein aggregates...
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Preventing Protein Accumulation may Ease Abnormal Brain Activity

Preventing Protein Accumulation may Ease Abnormal Brain Activity

11 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Abnormal brain activity associated with Alzheimer's disease, autism, and epilepsy may be prevented by reducing the tau protein.
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Sales of Biogen's costly new Alzheimer's drug fall far short of expectations

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

The drug, Aduhelm, brought in $300,000 in revenue in its first full three months of availability. The company expects the drug to generate minimal revenue for the rest of the year.
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Viral Infections Could Promote Neurodegeneration, Says Study

Viral Infections Could Promote Neurodegeneration, Says Study

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Viral molecules facilitate intercellular spreading of protein aggregates that are hallmarks of Alzheimer's, say researchers.
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In quiet debut, Alzheimer's drug finds questions, skepticism

3 days ago   |   ABC News

Persistent concerns about the first new Alzheimer's treatment in more than 20 years are curbing access more than four months after regulators approved it
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Plan for Welsh NHS unveiled as country braces itself for 'hardest winter in...

Plan for Welsh NHS unveiled as country braces itself for 'hardest winter in history'

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Interferon treatment coupled with bone marrow transplant reduces risk of...

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First-in-human study of DBS for post-stroke rehabilitation shows encouraging...

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Eddie Obeid, his son Moses, and Ian Macdonald sentenced to jail

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Thousands of cancer cases undetected, adding pressure on health system

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The irresistible rise and occasional fall of David Williamson

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Trump launches new Twitter rival he's calling TRUTH Social

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