Dementia: The Sign Of Brain Decline That Can Be Spotted In The Face ‘In The Early Stages’
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Dementia: The Sign Of Brain Decline That Can Be Spotted In The Face ‘In The Early Stages’

Dementia is not a single disease; rather, it is an umbrella term that encompasses a wide range of specific medical conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease. (10) If dementia hits your family it can be devastating. Therefore, many of us listen to every brain expert we can in order to learn how to reverse dementia, or communicate…

Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk
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Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk

According to the United Nations (UN), the global population of those aged 60 and up will increase from 962 million in 2017 to 2.1 billion by 2050, and it is predicted that dementia rates will rise in tandem with the aging population.  Dementia is a chronic disease that affects a large and growing number of…

Grape Seed Compound Showing Antiaging Potential by Taking Out Tired Cells
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Grape Seed Compound Showing Antiaging Potential by Taking Out Tired Cells

It is undeniably true that we live in an ever-increasing population where people are enjoying a longer and more active retirement. Well-known words from the Irish author Jonathan Swift spring to mind – Everyone wants to live longer, but no one wants to grow old! According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans…

Cholesterol may be Key to New Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease, Diabetes

Cholesterol may be Key to New Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease, Diabetes

According to a University of Arizona Health Sciences study, cholesterol could play a role in Alzheimer’s disease and Type 2 diabetes. Researchers identified a molecule they believe might prove valuable in regulating cholesterol levels in the brain, providing a potential therapy for Alzheimer’s disease. (1) Cholesterol, Alzheimer’s Disease, And Diabetes Type 2 diabetes results when…

Household Chemicals And Gut Microbiome Connection

Household Chemicals And Gut Microbiome Connection

Your gastrointestinal tract is filled with bacteria, protozoa, viruses, and fungi called the “gut microbiome.” Although this sounds strange and even a little unhealthy, your gut microbiome lives throughout your intestinal tract to keep you healthy. Interestingly, a recent study has tied the health of the gut microbiome in children to common chemicals found in their homes….

Love hormone’ oxytocin could be used to treat cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s

Love hormone’ oxytocin could be used to treat cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s

That wondrous feeling we experience when we are in love is caused by a hormone called oxytocin. Japanese researchers believe oxytocin could make a good candidate for treating cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s. (1) Love Hormone and Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition that slowly degrades memory and cognitive abilities. Finding a treatment has been…

Scientists Show What Loneliness Looks Like In The Brain

Scientists Show What Loneliness Looks Like In The Brain

According to a recent study, an estimated 10 to 20 percent of adults suffer from loneliness or feelings of isolation. The study focused on the brain’s reaction to loneliness, identifying distinct brain variations and offering clues to how loneliness affects us. (1) Loneliness And The Brain Headed by a team at McGill University, the study identified neurobiological…

What we now know about COVID-19 that we didn’t 3 weeks ago

What we now know about COVID-19 that we didn’t 3 weeks ago

It’s important to stay on top of the news about COVID-19 because what we know changes so rapidly. The number of global cases and deaths continue to climb as scientists discover more about this highly contagious virus. One silver lining shown by new research is that those with asthma are not being hit as hard…