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A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain

People who want to stay sharp as they age often turn to brain teasers, puzzles and games, figuring correctly that they’ll lose it if they don’t use it. But a healthy body is also key...

Scientists look into why most Alzheimer’s patients are women

Seventy-two per cent of Canadians with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put...

Chronic depression shrinks brain’s memories & emotions

The hippocampus, an area of the brain responsible for memory and emotion, shrinks in people with recurrent and poorly treated depression, a global study has found. The findings highlighted the importance of treating depression early, particularly in...

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