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Posted on Jan. 19, 2017, 6 a.m. in Drug Trends Anti-Aging Brain and Mental Performance Cancer
Metformin for Multiple Conditions

Metformin, the most commonly prescribed drug for treatment of type 2 diabetes, has recently shown to be beneficial in various other treatments.

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Posted on Jan. 18, 2017, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Aging Longevity
Musicians have Faster Reaction Times

Learning how to play a musical instrument may increase reaction times and alertness in aging adults.

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Posted on Jan. 16, 2017, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Aging
Bilingualism Saves Brain Resources

Bilinguals may be better equipped at warding off cognitive aging or dementia.

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Posted on Jan. 12, 2017, 6 a.m. in Sleep Alzheimer's Disease Brain and Mental Performance
Sleep Disorders Raise Risk of Cognitive Decline

Heavy snoring and sleep apnea may signal earlier memory and thinking problems.

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Posted on Dec. 30, 2016, 6 a.m. in Sleep Alzheimer's Disease Brain and Mental Performance
Brain-Boosting Sleep Position

As compared to sleeping on your back or stomach, sleeping on your side may help to clear brain waste.

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Posted on Dec. 27, 2016, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Brain and Mental Performance Minerals
Minerals for Memory & Mood

Supplemental iron and zinc can help to improve cognitive skills and enhance mood, among women who are deficient in these minerals.

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Posted on Dec. 26, 2016, 6 a.m. in Alzheimer's Disease Brain and Mental Performance Exercise
Physical Activity Keeps White Matter in Shape

Regularly engaging in moderate-to-vigorous exercise appears to help protect the brain by maintaining the structural integrity of white matter.

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Lack of Vitamin D Linked to Autism

A recent study found that women with low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to babies with traits of autism.

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Posted on Dec. 21, 2016, 6 a.m. in Mental Health Brain and Mental Performance Diet
Eating 5-A-Day Promotes Mental Wellbeing

Eating plenty of fruit and vegetables may protect both mental and physical wellbeing.

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Posted on Dec. 15, 2016, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Respiratory
Deep Breaths for Memory

Rhythm of breathing impacts electrical activity in the brain that improves emotional judgment and memory recall.

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