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China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European country, China’s customs said on Wednesday. China, the world’s largest pig producer, is also battling the highly contagious disease, which has been detected every province and region on… Read More »

Setting Goals to be More Active Slows Memory Decline in Older African Americans

Older African Americans with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who got help setting goals to be more socially, physically, or cognitively active had slower memory decline than those who did not receive such help, concludes an NIA-funded study published Sept. 10 in JAMA Neurology. The results point to a possible way to reduce dementia risk in… Read More »