A healthy diet is cheaper, but we're still spending big on junk foods
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New research surprised public health experts.
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MA Healthy Aging Collaborative Receives Award from Dept. of Public Health
5 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative accepted the Peter R. Lee Healthy Communities Award from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health at the annual Ounce of Prevention Conference at the DCU Center in Worcester on March 28th.
Each year, the Department of Public Health recognizes a Massachusetts coalition/partnership for collaborative work to create healthier and more equitable communities. This is the second year in a row a Tufts Health Plan Foundation grantee was selected for this award. Age-Friendly Berkshires was honored last year.
James Fuccione, senior director for the...
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New Target for Alzheimer's Disease Drugs Discovered
Current treatments cannot stop Alzheimer's from progressing, but they can temporarily slow the worsening of dementia symptoms and improve quality of life.
LRRK Gene Provides Insight into Development of Parkinson's Disease
LRRK gene knockout experiments in mice revealed the physiological role of the gene that is commonly mutated in Parkinson's disease.
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One-third of older adults use sleep aids without discussing issues with...
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Pablo Neruda may have been killed with toxic substance, experts say
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Alzheimer's: Word processing duration may predict onset
Delayed word processing may predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, scientists find. The research may lead to new testing practices.
Deep Sleep Linked to Cognitive Performance in Parkinson's
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Osteoporosis Warrants Long-term Treatment
Although bisphosphonate holidays can be part of the long-term management of osteoporosis, the concept does not transfer to all other drugs, an expert suggests. Medscape Medical...