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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.

Stroke history often not reported by seniors

Seniors who have had a stroke sometimes do not report the event to their doctors, especially when they also suffer from other ailments, according to the results of a new study.

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