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Infographic: Reducing Your Alzheimer's Risk

WebMD’s infographic details ways you can keep your brain sharp and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Source: NEW FEED

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Sleep Patterns May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's

Researchers found that people with less slow-wave sleep — deep sleep that’s needed to preserve memories and to wake up feeling refreshed — had higher levels of the brain protein tau. Elevated tau levels are a possible sign of Alzheimer’s…

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Does Race Affect How Alzheimer's Is Diagnosed?

New research has uncovered a clue that suggests that diagnosing the brain-robbing disease may not be the same in black people and white people. Source: NEW FEED

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Another Plus to Cardiac Rehab: Better Sex

Attending cardiac rehab is associated with improved sexual function and more frequent sex, according to a new evidence review. Source: NEW FEED

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Could managing cholesterol prevent Alzheimer's?

The largest genetic study of Alzheimer’s to date finds that this neurological disease shares some genetic risk factors with several cardiovascular conditions. Source: NEW FEED

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Spinal stimulation helps men with paraplegia walk again

Rehabilitation therapy with targeted and timed spinal cord stimulation helped men with paraplegia control leg muscles — even with stimulation turned off. Source: NEW FEED

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Another Breakthrough: 3 Paralyzed People Now Walk

3 previously paralyzed people can now walk with minimal assistance, Swiss researchers report. They need only the aid of crutches or a walker, thanks to incredibly precise electrical stimulation of their spinal cord combined with intensive rehabilitation, the scientists say….

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Infection Team Investigates NJ Rehab Facility

Adenovirus typically causes cold-like symptoms, but can be fatal in weakened patients. The children at Wanaque have developmental disorders or immune deficiencies. Source: NEW FEED

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What to expect from knee surgery rehabilitation

Doctors use knee surgery to help restore a person’s range of motion. Types of surgery include a total knee replacement, arthroscopy, and osteotomy. In this article, learn what to expect during the recovery period and how to encourage healing. We…

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Link Found for Alzheimer's Gene, 'Chemo Brain'

Breast cancer survivors who have a gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease and who underwent chemotherapy were more likely to have long-term impairment in brain function, researchers say. Source: NEW FEED

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