Neurology

MS patients less tense and pessimistic in nursing homes than at home, study finds

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Nursing home residents with severe multiple sclerosis report being less tense and pessimistic than similar individuals receiving care at home, according to recently published research findings.

To fight dementia, learn a new language

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People who speak more than one language tend to develop dementia up to five years later than those who are monolingual, new research reveals.

Treatable attention disorders in stroke patients are often undiagnosed, study finds

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Many stroke survivors have undiagnosed attention-related disorders that could be treated with therapy, according to newly published research.

Berry good: Researchers claim 'first' evidence that certain fruits can halt memory decline in women

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Women who eat strawberries and blueberries have slower rates of memory decline as they age, according to results of a new study.

Study: Onset of Alzheimer's preceded by years of rapidly accelerating mental decline

People who develop Alzheimer's disease typically experience up to six years of accelerated mental decline before the disease presents itself, according to new research.