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Some brain cells remain constant while others can be reprogrammed
Dear Doctor: I was treated for pelvic cancer earlier this year, and ever since finishing chemo, I’ve had problems with balance and movement. My doctor thinks it could be parkinsonism. Is that the same as Parkinson’s disease? Did the chemo cause it?
Dear Reader: Although the two conditions share a similar [...]
Stroke is the leading cause of serious disability and the fifth leading cause of death in adults in the United States. The majority – 80 percent -- of strokes are ischemic strokes, which occur when a blood vessel to the brain is blocked, preventing the brain from receiving the nutrient-rich oxygenated blood it needs [...]
Research over the past ten years suggests that you can prevent depression with a healthy diet.
Some studies suggest a healthy diet, like a Mediterranean-style eating plan, can even treat depression once it’s been diagnosed.
Improving Brain Health Through Diet
At the root of depression is an unhealthy brain. Improving your diet can [...]
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