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Illiteracy may triple dementia risk

New research finds that people who cannot read may have a threefold risk of developing dementia in older age, compared with people who can read.

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Why is my leg shaking?

There are many reasons a person’s leg could be shaking, from restless legs syndrome to anxiety. Read this article to learn about 10 possible causes of a shaky leg.

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Retinal imaging shows promise in early detection of Alzheimer's

A study of 35 people with and without Alzheimer's disease found that hyperspectral imaging of the retina could aid early diagnosis of the disease.

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Scientists propose new theory of Parkinson's disease

In a new review of the evidence, scientists propose two main types of Parkinson's, depending on which part of the nervous system the disease originates in.

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