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(CNN)You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of...

The Mediterranean diet is considered to be one of the healthier diet options. Low in meat and dairy but rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, beans, nuts and ‘healthy’ fats, the diet is believed to offer a host of health benefits. Studies have shown how...

In a recent study, researchers investigated how adhering to the Mediterranean diet might reduce the risk of pollution-related death and cardiovascular disease. Can a small dietary switch protect us...

Thanks to modern healthcare and improved living standards, life expectancy is predicted to surpass 80 years in most parts of the world by 2050. That’s the positive. The negative is that will push...

GPs should not recommend exercise as a treatement for dementia as it does not help to slow cognitive decline, a study has concluded. A BMJ study, carried out by researchers at the Universities of Oxford, Coventry and Warwick, followed 494 people with...

A study of dementia sufferers by Oxford University suggests exercise may not give respite to the terminal disease, with researchers finding regular physical activity actually compounds the patients’ deterioration. The degenerative condition, which...

An international research team led by scientists at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Queensland, has identified three new genes linked to the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The study,...

High-intensity exercise did not slow cognitive decline in people who have an established diagnosis of dementia, the Dementia And Physical Activity (DAPA) trial in Great Britain reported. While...

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You go to the gym to make your muscles bigger, but what if you want to bulk up your brain to help you stay sharp?...

Results of a trial published in The BMJ this week indicate that, although it offers health benefits, exercise does not delay the progression of cognitive impairment in older people with dementia. ...

Regular physical exercises provides short-term physical fitness but no mental health improvement to people with dementia [Andrzej Wjcicki/] Physical exercises do not slow down mental decline in people already diagnosed with dementia, and can even make...

What if there was a preventative measure that could slash your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to half? Some nutritionists may have found it, in the form of a Mediterranean-based diet that's high in nutrients and low in sugar and unhealthy...

What if there was a preventative measure that could slash your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to half? Some nutritionists may have found it, in the form of a Mediterranean-based diet that's high in nutrients and low in sugar and unhealthy...