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Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis

By Dana Smith Using a common type of brain scan, researchers programmed a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s disease about six years before a clinical diagnosis is made – potentially giving doctors a chance to intervene with treatment. No cure exists for Alzheimer’s disease, but promising drugs have emerged in recent years that can help… Read More »

This Man's New Year’s Running Resolution Helped Him Lose 59 Pounds

Name: Rob NestleAge: 39Occupation: SalesHometown: Fort Gratiot, Michigan Start Weight: 256 poundsEnd Weight: 197 poundsTime Running: 1 year I lacked exercise in my life. At my heaviest, my weight got up to 256 pounds. I was into the too-busy-to-work-out routine, and didn’t exactly make the best decisions with my eating habits, either. But I never… Read More »

A step-by-step guide on how to choose, make, and keep New Year’s resolutions

As the holiday music fades and the time to pay the resolutions piper comes due, let Harvard experts make the transition a little easier. Don’t know where to start? You can try the 1 percent performance improvement method. Stressed at the prospect of a lifestyle change? Practice mindfulness and find out how meditation can lead to… Read More »