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Seven Tips to Successfully Caring For an Older Adult

Seven Tips to Successfully Caring For an Older Adult

Coinciding with a longer life expectancy is an increased demand for family members to serve as caregivers for older adults. Being a caregiver can be a demanding, stressful, and seemingly thankless job - but it is truly a blessing for elderly individuals to remain with family rather than spend ... Read More


Alzheimer's and Exercise

Alzheimer's and Exercise

There is a growing body of evidence that shows that people can delay and even prevent the onset of dementia by living a healthier lifestyle when young, and that includes exercising. We don't completely understand what triggers Alzheimer's disease and dementia in general. For decades doctors ... Read More


Women With Depression At Risk For Osteoporosis

Women With Depression At Risk For Osteoporosis

A study from the National Institute of Mental Health has found that women who suffer from depression are more likely to enter menopause with an increased risk of bone fractures. Researchers report that 17% of women with depression had decreased bone mass in the femoral neck, compared to 2% of... Read More


Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

A Review in The Lancet reveals the importance of healthy lifestyle choices to reduce stressors related to cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers from John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore examined records between 1990 to 2006. They observed how stress affects the sympathetic nervous system, im... Read More


Especias para el Mal de Alzheimer?

Especias para el Mal de Alzheimer?

Los quimicos en la curcuma, una especia utilizada como ingrediente en el curry, puede ser util en el tratamiento del Mal de Alzheimer, de acuerdo con un nuevo estudio publicado en los procedimientos de la National Academy of Sciences. Read More


Spices for Alzheimer's Disease?

Spices for Alzheimer's Disease?

Chemicals in turmeric, a spice used as an ingredient in curry, may be useful in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The research team studied curcuminoids, oils found in turmeric. In preliminary tests... Read More


Research Suggests Ways to Slow Alzheimer's

Research Suggests Ways to Slow Alzheimer's

A new study released at the International Conference on Prevention of Dementia on June 11th suggests that treating other health factors - like diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol can help slow the onset and severity of dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. This research furt... Read More


Alcohol Can Slow the Onset of Dementia

Alcohol Can Slow the Onset of Dementia

One drink per day may reduce the onset of dementia in elderly people. Having one drink per day may impede the progress of cognitive impairment for seniors. A study at the University of Bari, Italy, involving 1,445 people between the ages of 65 through 85, suggests that those who routinely dra... Read More



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