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Healthy Living May Help Prevent Alzheimer's

Research suggests smoking, lack of exercise and illiteracy all increase risk

PARIS (AP) -- Taking care of your body just might save your mind. Millions of cases of Alzheimer's disease worldwide could be prevented by curbing risk factors such as high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and lack of exercise, new research suggests.

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Uk Scientists Want Human-Animal Tests Monitored

Officials: A government organization is needed to advise whether certain tests on animals that use human DNA should be pursued

LONDON (AP) -- British scientists say a new expert body should be formed to regulate experiments mixing animal and human DNA to make sure no medical or ethical boundaries are crossed.


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Alzheimer's Debate: Why Test for It If You Can't Treat It?

The debate raged this past week at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference where research on new methods made it clear there soon may be more such tools available

Doctors are arguing about whether to test patients for signs of the incurable disease and tell them the results.


Read more: Alzheimer's Debate: Why Test for It If You Can't Treat It?

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