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  1. If you have high cholesterol, then your doctor has surely talked to you about eating right and exercising. You may also be on a statin drug like Lipitor® (atorvastatin), Zocor® (simvastatin) or...
  2. A review of dozens of studies on the use of statin medications to prevent heart attacks shows that the commonly prescribed drugs pose no threat to short-term memory, and that they may even protect...
  3. Belly Bugs + Brainpower The acclaimed neurologist champions the power of the gut microbiome as the front line for optimal brain health here and in his new book, Brain Maker. What is the power of the...
  4. Bacteria and viruses are two improbable but powerful weapons being tested in the targeted war on cancer.
  5. Johns Hopkins researchers say they have developed a technique that can predict — with 95 percent accuracy — which stroke victims will benefit from intravenous, clot-busting drugs and which will...
  6. As a man ages, he is more likely to look at travel experiences as a series of restroom stops.
  7. Scientists zoom in and out as the brain processes sound
  8. Reisa Sperling, MD, is using neuroimaging to ask whether anti-amyloid antibody treatment can reverse Alzheimer’s disease pathology before memory loss sets in. “We are going beyond looking for...
  9. The results of a major, multicenter clinical trial to determine the best treatment for younger patients who have strokes that are potentially due to a hole in the upper chambers of the heart have...
  10. Type 2 diabetes is preventable, but its incidence is increasing nationwide — fueled in large part by the fact that a large percentage of the population is either overweight or obese. As the number of...

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