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Treatment of vascular conditions can delay or prevent Alzheimer's onset

Seniors with memory and cognitive impairments who are treated for other conditions that impact blood flow to the brain — such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes — might be able to halt development of full-blown Alzheimer's and dementia, a new study finds.

Study: Seniors reduce falls risk with music-movement class

Having seniors who are at an increased risk for falling take part in classes that involve music and rhythmic exercise may improve their balance and walking skills. An added benefit is it could help reduce the number of falls in this group, according to new research out of Switzerland.