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Alzheimer’s Disease

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Frequent, brisk walks may curb dementia

According to a new study, exercise may bolster the brain function and thinking skills of people with dementia. The study’s findings suggest that walking a few times a week might alter the trajectory of… Continue reading

Sweat Smart

Sweat Smart

New evidence that physical activity can forestall the mental decline in aging brains

More people are living longer these days, but the bad news is the large increase in cases of age-related mental decline. By some estimates, the… Continue reading

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease: New medical information

Parkinson’s disease affects about 100,000 Canadians each year. It is relentlessly progressive; often starting with a tremor in one limb (finger or arm), it gradually spreads. The patient’s muscles become more rigid, frequently leading to… Continue reading

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