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The dressing you choose to top your salad may affect how effectively your body absorbs nutrients from the greens.
People with diabetes experienced significantly worse cognitive decline over a 9-year period, and higher HbA1c further contributed to the impairments.
Chinese seniors who practiced Tai Chi three times a week exhibited increases in brain volume and improvements on cognitive assessments.
People experiencing psychological stress may be at increased risk of a fatal cerebrovascular event.
Meditation training can help people working with information stay on tasks longer, while improving memory and reducing stress.
Exposure to low doses of BPA during gestation has long-lasting effects on the brain and social behaviors, in a lab animal model.
Increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids may markedly decrease the risk of heart failure.
Older men and women who walk slowly are more likely to experience mild cognitive impairment.
Resveratrol improves strength and endurance, in lab models.
A diet that reduced fat intake, decreased cholesterol levels, and switched to low carbohydrates was paralleled by in an increase in cholesterol levels.
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6. Know the Signs
Worldwide, a substantial number of men and women who have coronary artery disease die within 28 days after experiencing symptoms; of these, two-thirds die before reaching a hospital. It is critical that everyone recognizes the warning signs of a heart attack, which may include:
• Chest discomfort. Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts for more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. The discomfort can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain...