Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Mere Talking Delays Alzheimer’s By Five Years

By | 2017-05-05T16:58:51+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Brain Science|

Speaking may not seem like anything special. It's something we all do every day. But it's not just any old chatter that can preserve our memories. It's a special kind. Researchers have been fascinated since the 1990s by the finding that people who can speak two or more languages, and use them regularly, appear to [...]

This Medical Procedure Contributes to Dementia

By | 2017-05-05T16:35:49+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Brain Science|

Your kidneys are fist-sized organs that filter toxins out of your blood and release hormones, red blood cells and Vitamin D into it. Obviously, kidney health is essential to overall health… But what’s interesting is that researchers have recently noticed a connection between the kidneys and the brain. For example, people with chronic kidney disease [...]

Drinking This Increases Your Risk For Dementia

By | 2017-05-05T16:19:56+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Nutrition|

This type of beverage comes in countless flavors and goes by many names... You can find it in every restaurant, fast food chain and grocery store in the country… and about 48% of all Americans reportedly drink nearly three glasses of it a day… That’s a shame, because daily consumption of the beverage is linked to [...]

Believe It Or Not: A Pesticide That’s Good For You

By | 2017-05-05T16:06:43+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Natural Health|

A natural pesticide that protects plants against insects may actually help your brain defend itself against Alzheimer’s disease. And you may be drinking it every day already. It’s the caffeine in coffee, tea, soft drinks and energy drinks. Surprised? Most of us down caffeinated drinks to give ourselves an energy lift and deal with the [...]

What Being Right or Left-Handed Says About Alzheimer’s Risk

By | 2017-04-13T05:23:04+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Natural Health|

Nearly all Americans (87%) are right-handed, while only 13% are left-handed. Researchers have been studying this difference and conducting studies to see what it may mean for some time, but results have been conflicting. It now seems that whether a person is right- or left-handed is not important when it comes to memory. What is [...]

New Food Compound is a Valuable Addition to Your Brain Protection Plan

By | 2017-04-11T05:29:21+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Nutrition|

There’s a natural chemical found in a wide variety of food and drinks that’s powerfully good for your body and brain. It has antioxidant properties that bolster your body’s defenses against daily damage caused by everyday toxins and free radicals… It has anti-inflammatory properties to defend your cells and neurons from the damage caused by [...]

Napping: The New Secret for a Sharper Mind

By | 2017-04-06T15:38:43+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Winston Churchill was devoted to "that refreshment of blessed oblivion." So were Eleanor Roosevelt, Albert Einstein, P.G. Wodehouse, and many others. In fact, some our greatest philosophers, statesmen, artists and writers swore by it. They liked to take an afternoon nap. The habit may have contributed to their great achievements. Science is now confirming what [...]

Autoimmune Diseases Linked to Increased Chance of Dementia

By | 2017-04-04T07:25:58+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Brain Science|

A year ago, 31 senior scientists presented "incontrovertible evidence" that inflammation-creating infections were a key cause of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Now, another whole category of inflammatory diseases is implicated. New evidence suggests chronic inflammation from autoimmune diseases may also act as a trigger for dementia. In 2016, Professor Robert Richards from the University of [...]