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Gene therapy and a T cell-blocking medication could be the key to reversing MS.

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By studying MS and gene therapy in mice, researchers may be on the path to reversing the disease in humans. 
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Dementia-related aggression could be more problematic than similar behaviors in Alzheimer's because of where each disease affects the brain.

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Certain dementia patients present greater risk for aggressive behavior.
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Both surgeons and patients have more peace of mind with a new cancer identification tool.

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The MasSpec Pen can make cancer surgery faster and safer. 
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While not as risky as read meat, white meat also has links with diabetes.

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Red meat and poultry consumption at high levels could increase diabetes risk.
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A shingles vaccine could have twofold benefits for arthritis patients.

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The shingles vaccine could help with arthritis treatment. 
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A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthamology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia.

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A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthalmology, has revealed a link between visual impairment and a higher risk of cognitive problems, as well as dementia. 
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A research project published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society has found that practicing tai chi can help older adults lower their risk of experiencing falls.

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A research project, published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society has found that practicing tai chi can help older adults lower their risk of experiencing falls.
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It is important for individuals to take steps to reduce the likelihood of tick bites.

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It is important for individuals to take steps to reduce the likelihood of tick bites.
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A new study indicates that stroke risk is becoming lower in men but staying relatively stable in women.

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A new study indicates that stroke risk is becoming lower in men, but staying relatively stable in women.
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One rare but particularly dangerous tick-borne illness is the Powassan virus.

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One rare but particularly dangerous tick-borne illness is the Powassan virus.
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A study from scientists in Denmark could have those who enjoy their wine reaching for another glass: Researchers found that drinking in moderation could be linked to a lower risk for developing type two diabetes.

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A study from scientists in Denmark could have those who enjoy their wine reaching for another glass: Researchers found that drinking in moderation could be linked to a lower risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. 
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How can you manage caregiver burden?

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Family members may have to manage feelings of stress and burn out when taking care of an Alzheimer's patient.
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Smoking is 1 of 9 nine identified risk factors for dementia development.

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Researchers identified nine risk factors across early, middle and later stages of life that increase the chance that an individual will develop dementia.
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Frequent coffee consumption proves beneficial

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Drinking more than three cups of coffee per day can lead to lower odds for liver stiffness.
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For seniors, dogs may be more than man's best friend.

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Dog walking could be considered the “key” to staying more active later in life.
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Physical exercise could help combat dementia.

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Physical exercise can be beneficial to the brain, according to a new study.
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Probiotics linked to lower depression rates

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A new study suggests that probiotics can improve patients' mental health.
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Here's another reason to add yoga to a workout: It can reverse the symptoms of stress.

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Yoga and meditation may reverse the negative effects of stress on a molecular level. 
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A new study suggests that incorporating certain types of brain games can slow mental decline.

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A new study suggests that incorporating certain types of brain games can slow mental decline. 
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A new study looks at the cancer-fighting ingredients in red onions.

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These onions have a higher concentration of flavonoids, a cancer-fighting ingredient.
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