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Exercise, brain training may boost brain health in old age

Exercise, controlling blood pressure and some forms of brain training might preserve brain health.(Kzenon/shutterstock.com) WASHINGTON — Are you seeking steps to keep your brain healthy in old age? There are no proven ways to stave off mental decline or dementia. But

AIDS virus almost half a billion years old: Scientists

AIDS virus almost half a billion years old: Scientists Retroviruses, the family of viruses that includes HIV, are almost half a billion years old – several hundred million years older than previously thought, claim scientists from Oxford University. New research suggests

Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age

IANS | Nov 18, 2016, 05.20 PM IST Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age (Representative image) Women have better brainpower after menopause if they had their last baby after age 35, says a study. “Based on