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A primer on the ‘encyclopedia of carcinogens’

At the Cutter lecture, Elisabete Weiderpass, director of the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, discussed the agency's evaluations of data on potentially cancer-causing agents.

Dementia rates may be falling by 15% per decade

Although the number of people living with dementia is expected to rise as the world’s population ages, dementia incidence rates appear to be falling, driven by healthier lifestyles that are improving cardiovascular health, according to new research. Albert…

Good heart health can help your brain, too

Blood vessel problems such as fatty plaque buildup in arteries or stiffening of the arteries are well-known contributors to heart disease—but they can damage brain function as well. That means that keeping your heart healthy will also help…

The good news about Alzheimer’s

October 28, 2016 – By age 95, people have a 50% chance of having Alzheimer’s disease. That's the bad news. But Albert Hofman, new chair of the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health…