People with the heart condition atrial fibrillation may develop dementia earlier than people without the condition.
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Kids with ADHD are at increased risk for emotional problems, and researchers now say they may know one reason for this.
Even a small amount of the vitamin can greatly decrease one's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Brief disturbances during sleep may interfere with our ability to consolidate, or stabilize, memories.
People with metabolic syndrome were 20 percent more likely to experience a decline in their short-term memory over the study period.
Putting on the pounds not only transforms your belly, but also alters your brain, a number of studies suggest.
Imaging the brains of people with certain sleep disorders might reveal their risk of Parkinson's disease.
Researchers may have come up with a way to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in people while they are still alive.
People with a cancer history are 40 percent more likely to have memory problems than healthy people.
People are more active are half as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, compared with people who are less active, a new study finds.
A 20-year-old today will live one less healthy year than a 20-year-old a decade ago, a new study suggests.
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