THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 -- For people at risk of Alzheimer's disease, working out a couple of times a week might at least slow the onset of the illness, new research suggests.
Regular exercise over a year slowed the degeneration of the part of the brain tied to memory among people who had a buildup of amyloid beta protein in their brain. These protein "plaques" are a hallmark of Alzheimer's, noted researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
TUESDAY, Aug. 27, 2019 -- Do others tell you that you're forgetful? Do you have a hard time remembering names?
Memory lapses happen to nearly everyone and can happen at any age. Experts say it can be normal to forget things over time, especially information you don't use regularly. This might even be the way the brain makes room for new memories. Here are some common memory issues and what you can do about them.