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Yagana Shah

The Disturbing Link Between Memory Loss And Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.24.2014 | Fifty

Mild cognitive decline can make day-to-day life more difficult for older adults. But a new study says age-related thinking problems and memory loss ma...

Eating These Foods May NOT Help Thinking Skills After All

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.25.2013 | Fifty

For years, many health experts have hailed foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids as being good for the lowering of stroke risk, as well as for the reduct...

How Oprah's Face Can Help With Early Dementia

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty

Trouble recalling names is a common sign of old age. And now a new study suggests that simple tests measuring one's ability to recognize and name famo...

This Has Been Linked To An Increased Risk Of Dementia

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.31.2013 | Fifty

Dementia symptoms can have many causes, making diagnosing dementia extremely difficult. But anemia may be one sign that someone is at increased ri...

Elderly Driving: New Guidelines Issued For Drivers With Dementia (VIDEO)

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's a difficult question: When is the right time to take away the car keys from an aging parent? Now the American Academy of Neurology has issued new...