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Study: Education protects against Alzheimer’s

Researchers in Germany have discovered that formal education can help stave off Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, even if the brain has developed physical characteristics of the disease, according to a new study.

Study: Special stockings don’t help stroke patients

It is common for doctors to provide special stockings to stroke patients to prevent blood cuts. But a new study finds that they not only fail to reduce the chances of a clot, but they cause problems such as skin ulcers and blisters.

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