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Death rates up for 5 of the 12 leading causes - driving life expectancy down

DEATH RATES UP FOR 5 OF THE 12 LEADING CAUSES - DRIVING LIFE EXPECTANCY DOWN

More people died from 'deaths of despair' like suicide and those of old age, like Alzheimer's, in 2016 than died a decade before, driving...

New Brain Imaging Method May Help Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease Accurately

NEW BRAIN IMAGING METHOD MAY HELP DIAGNOSE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE ACCURATELY

Alzheimer's disease can be accurately diagnosed using a new brain imaging method which can reveal the spread of tau protein depositions,...

 
 
 
Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice by removing 'zombie cells' that cannot die

SCIENTISTS SUCCESSFULLY REVERSE ALZHEIMER'S IN MICE BY REMOVING 'ZOMBIE CELLS' THAT CANNOT DIE

It's not clear how 'zombie cells' originate but they are affect strokes, arthritis and heart attacks. Mayo Clinic scientists reversed...

People who don't get enough sleep have TRIPLE the risk of Alzheimer's, study finds

PEOPLE WHO DON'T GET ENOUGH SLEEP HAVE TRIPLE THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S, STUDY FINDS

The research team at Johns Hopkins, working with the National Institute of Aging, said their findings are part of a wave of research...

 
 
 
Daily exercise REVERSED Alzheimer's symptoms in mice, study claims

DAILY EXERCISE REVERSED ALZHEIMER'S SYMPTOMS IN MICE, STUDY CLAIMS

The revolutionary therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital generated new neurons, improving the lab animals' thinking skills by destroying...

This man lost his wife to Alzheimer's. His love story is winning the internet

THIS MAN LOST HIS WIFE TO ALZHEIMER'S. HIS LOVE STORY IS WINNING THE INTERNET

 
 
 
‘General Hospital' star Susan Brown dead at 86

‘GENERAL HOSPITAL' STAR SUSAN BROWN DEAD AT 86

Best known for her role as Dr. Gail Adamson Baldwin on the beloved soap opera, Brown died after a battle with Alzheimer's.

Study proves that automotive pollution is an environmental risk factor for Alzheimer's disease

STUDY PROVES THAT AUTOMOTIVE POLLUTION IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL RISK FACTOR FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

If you want to avoid Alzheimer's disease, you should avoid areas with lots of automobiles and industries. The air pollution from cars...

 
 
 
Eye exam could spot your risk of Alzheimer's disease long before symptoms arise

EYE EXAM COULD SPOT YOUR RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE LONG BEFORE SYMPTOMS ARISE

New research from Washington University School of Medicine has found that patients with retinal thinning also have a buildup of proteins...

Losing just one night of sleep could affect your metabolism and lead to obesity, according to a new study

LOSING JUST ONE NIGHT OF SLEEP COULD AFFECT YOUR METABOLISM AND LEAD TO OBESITY, ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY

Losing out on sleep could increase your risk of Alzheimer's , diabetes , mood disorders , and could even shorten your life . It can...

 
 
 
These potential treatments for aging could unlock cures to a range of age-related illnesses, from cancer to heart disease

THESE POTENTIAL TREATMENTS FOR AGING COULD UNLOCK CURES TO A RANGE OF AGE-RELATED ILLNESSES, FROM CANCER TO HEART DISEASE

By figuring out how to manipulate the human aging process, researchers hope they might be able to delay aging-associated diseases such...

‘Skinny Fat' In Older Adults May Predict Dementia, Alzheimer's Risk

‘SKINNY FAT' IN OLDER ADULTS MAY PREDICT DEMENTIA, ALZHEIMER'S RISK

Some adults, including the elderly, have a condition doctors refer to as skinny fat. This is when muscle mass is reduced compared to...

 
 
 
Stand up for yourself! Sitting down for long periods increases the risk of Alzheimer's

STAND UP FOR YOURSELF! SITTING DOWN FOR LONG PERIODS INCREASES THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S

Decreased blood flow can affects cognitive function and risk greater likelihood of neurodegenerative diseases. But, walking for 120...

How High Intensity Exercise Makes Your Brain More Efficient

HOW HIGH INTENSITY EXERCISE MAKES YOUR BRAIN MORE EFFICIENT

We start to have problems recalling information as we grow older. For example, you might be slow to retrieve the name of an acquaintance...

 
 
 
Intermittent fasting and its effects on the body and brain

INTERMITTENT FASTING AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE BODY AND BRAIN

Intermittent fasting has rapidly gained followers in the medical profession and public arena, but why and how does it work? It's tempting...

FUNCTIONALIZATION OF STABLE FLUORESCENT NANODIAMONDS TOWARDS RELIABLE DETECTION OF BIOMARKERS FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Stable and non-toxic fluorescent markers are gaining attention in molecular diagnostics as powerful tools for enabling long and reliable...

 
 
 
Top Destination Sites for Health and Wellness

TOP DESTINATION SITES FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

By Dr. Mercola More than half the U.S. population is struggling with chronic illness, 1 and 1 in 5 deaths is obesity related. 2 We...

Study: Acupuncture is a safe and well-tolerated treatment for improving the cognitive function of Alzheimer's patients

STUDY: ACUPUNCTURE IS A SAFE AND WELL-TOLERATED TREATMENT FOR IMPROVING THE COGNITIVE FUNCTION OF ALZHEIMER'S PATIENTS

A recent study updated the evidence regarding the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment for patients who are afflicted with mild to...

 
 
 
If You Don't Drink, You May Be More Likely to Get Dementia, According to New Study

IF YOU DON'T DRINK, YOU MAY BE MORE LIKELY TO GET DEMENTIA, ACCORDING TO NEW STUDY

It should come as no surprise that heavy drinking was associated with developing dementia; alcohol has toxic effects on the body, including...

Acupuncture found to be an effective treatment for vascular dementia

ACUPUNCTURE FOUND TO BE AN EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR VASCULAR DEMENTIA

When people talk about dementia, one of the first things that come to mind is Alzheimer's disease. Indeed, AD is one of the most common...