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Does Socializing Reduce Dementia Risk?


Oct 16, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. About a third of people 85 and older show signs of the disease. The genes you get from your parents play a part at this age, but so do things like diet, exercise, and your social life. A recent study shows that staying socially active may … Continue reading “Does Socializing Reduce Dementia Risk?”

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Do you Know These Good Foods for Your Heart?


Oct 13, 2019

Nearly one-third of all deaths worldwide are related to heart disease.  By eating good foods for your heart you can improve your blood pressure, triglycerides, cholesterol levels and inflammation. Fruit and Vegetables Avocados: These are an excellent source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. These fats have been linked to reduced levels of cholesterol and a lower risk … Continue reading “Do you Know These Good Foods for Your Heart?”

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Good News: New Oral Drug for Type 2 Diabetes


Oct 10, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first oral drug for Type 2 diabetes. The new pill, called Rybelsus (semaglutide), lowers blood sugar for people with type 2 diabetes. It is the first pill in a class of drugs called glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1). How it Works People with type 2 diabetes often have a … Continue reading “Good News: New Oral Drug for Type 2 Diabetes”

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Four Surprising Foods that Improve Memory


Oct 6, 2019

For most people, occasional lapses in memory are a normal part of the aging process. One of the reasons is that the hippocampus, a region of the brain involved in the formation and retrieval of memories, often deteriorates with age. Here are four surprising foods that may help improve your memory. Turmeric Turmeric is a … Continue reading “Four Surprising Foods that Improve Memory”

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Oct 2, 2019

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Sleep Loss for Caregivers of Dementia Patients


Oct 2, 2019

  Researchers at Baylor University in Waco, Texas say that sleep loss for caregivers of dementia patients can be between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep per week. The researchers reviewed 35 studies that included nearly 3,300 caregivers. The findings were published online recently in JAMA Network Open. Two Reasons for Sleep Loss for Caregivers … Continue reading “Sleep Loss for Caregivers of Dementia Patients”

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Why You Should Replace a Missing Tooth


Sep 29, 2019

Most adults start off with a full set of 32 teeth. All the incisors, canines, premolars and molars are in place. But by the time they reach their fifties and sixties, many people are missing at least one tooth. And it gets worse: one in four people aged over 65 in the U.S. has lost … Continue reading “Why You Should Replace a Missing Tooth”

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3 Surprising Reasons Why you Should Exercise


Sep 27, 2019

There are plenty of reasons to exercise. Exercise isn’t good for just your muscles. It may surprise you to learn that exercise helps with your moods and increases your brain power. It will surely surprise you to learn that it doesn’t matter at what age you start. Never Too Late to Start A new study … Continue reading “3 Surprising Reasons Why you Should Exercise”

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The Link between Type 2 Diabetes and Alcohol


Sep 25, 2019

Is a Drink Good for Diabetes Patients? Chinese researchers think that light to moderate alcohol consumption might protect against type 2 diabetes. In a recent study, researchers at Southeast University in Nanjing, China found that people who had a little alcohol every day had lower levels of a type of blood fat called triglycerides. Researchers … Continue reading “The Link between Type 2 Diabetes and Alcohol”

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Sep 19, 2019

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