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Brain Circuit Linked to Food Impulsivity

For many of us, having the ability to eat just one piece of chocolate rather than the whole bar is nearly impossible. This lack of self control to be able to tuck the chocolate bar away is a form of impulsive behavior and its very common….

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Genetics Not the Only Factor for Alzheimers

A ground-breaking study published by Oxford Academics Brain: A Journal of Neurology, and reported by Science Daily, offers new insight into why some people develop Alzheimers disease  the most common neurodegenerative disease that affects more than 50 million people worldwide  and others do not…

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A Generation Burdened: Dementia and the African-American Community

Alzheimers disease is devastating our aging population at an alarming rate, so much so that theres been pressure amongst the medical community to declare it a national health crisis. An increasing body of evidence shows that African-Americans face a significantly higher risk for forms of dementia compared to non-Hispanic white populations….

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Sleep Apnea and Dementia and 13 Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

Sleep apnea is a common condition that affects more than one billion people worldwide, causing them to stop breathing while they sleep. While sleep apnea is often the subject of many memes and jokes (due to the infamous and conspicuous mask used to treat the condition) it is actually a very serious sleep disorder that can lead to significant health…

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