What Is Multiple Sclerosis? 

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that damages nerve fibers. The exact triggers are unknown. Here's what you should know about MS and its effects.


16 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp 

The rules that work for young students when they learn also help adults. Here are 16 ways to make learning go better and keep your mind sharp.


Is Alzheimer's Disease Genetic? 

Genes influence your Alzheimer's disease risk, but just because dementia runs in your family doesn't mean you're destined to develop it. Here’s what you should know.


What Is an Aneurysm? 

When part of an artery wall weakens, it can bulge and leak blood or eventually rupture, a medical emergency called an aneurysm. Here’s what you should know.


Hard Work Increases Dementia Risk 

Although physical exercise cuts the chance of dementia, hard labor may do the opposite. If you have a blue-collar job, you have a 55 percent higher risk of developing dementia.

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Brain Aneurysm Causes 

Not all brain aneurysm causes are known. But genetic factors, high blood pressure, and certain lifestyle choices can contribute to causing a brain aneurysm.