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Exercise more, eat a healthy diet and stop smoking to slash your risk of deadly dementia

Dementia is NOT inevitable: World Health Organization says exercising, eating healthy, quitting smoking and cutting back on alcohol can slash your risk of the disorder Dementia affects around 50million people and this could rise to 152m by 2050 Scientists have called for more work on treatments to stop Alzheimer’s disease In its report the WHO… Read More »

Heart attack warning: The smelly symptom you should never ignore – are you at risk?

Heart attacks are a serious medical emergency that require immediate treatment, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is caused by lack of blood reaching the heart. Without enough blood, the heart could become seriously damaged, and it could even be life-threatening. You could be at risk of a… Read More »

Men who eat a healthy diet cut risk of physical impairment by 25 percent

A person’s ability to maintain independence and physically care for themselves is an essential part of healthy aging. But few studies have examined how diet may allow some aging people to maintain physical function — everyday tasks such as bathing, getting dressed, carrying groceries, or walking up a flight of stairs — while others’ abilities… Read More »