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40% of Older Adults: Newly Identified Form of Dementia Is Shockingly Common

40% of Older Adults: Newly Identified Form of Dementia Is Shockingly Common

The symptoms of Limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (LATE) are comparable to those of Alzheimer’s disease, involving memory loss and issues with thinking and reasoning in old age. A recent study indicates the prevalence of brain changes from limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy might be approximately 40% in older adults and as high as 50% in people …

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New study says evidence insufficient to recommend common vitamins

New study says evidence insufficient to recommend common vitamins

In a previous column, I discussed the limited efficacy of the $14 billion Americans spend annually on cold and flu supplements. The bottom line was that we can get the vast majority of our immune-boosting vitamins from a diverse healthy diet, good sleep hygiene, stress control and early morning sunlight.  Now comes a massive meta-analysis from JAMA …

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10 Common Behaviors That Are Making You More Forgetful

10 Common Behaviors That Are Making You More Forgetful

Memory is a fickle thing. For example, you may remember something significant that happened a decade ago, but not what you had for dinner last Tuesday. Or maybe you are simply forgetful with the little things, like misplacing your keys, reading texts but forgetting to respond, or losing track of appointments. Everyone forgets things every …

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The most common signs of low testosterone, from low sex drive to difficulty building muscle, according to doctors

The most common signs of low testosterone, from low sex drive to difficulty building muscle, according to doctors

Loss of libido and fatigue are some of the most common symptoms of low testosterone, doctors say. The hormone can also affect your mental focus, mood, and ability to build muscle and strength. A blood test can determine if your testosterone is low, and if treatment could improve your symptoms.  Loading Something is loading. Testosterone …

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