Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Spot Parkinson’s Disease Dementia in Its Early Stages

By | 2017-08-08T08:24:57+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Brain Science|

Newly Identified Biomarkers Reveal Parkinson’s Disease Dementia Early Parkinson’s disease, like Alzheimer’s disease, is caused at least in part by tangled proteins that steadily build up on neurons. In Parkinson’s disease these clumps are called Lewy bodies. They primarily target dopaminergic neurons in a part of the midbrain called the substantial nigra, the area that [...]

Little-known Food Ingredient Has Major Impact on The Brain

By | 2017-08-02T11:11:53+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Nutrition|

Major Impact on Brain Health From Little-Known Dietary Ingredient Its reported health benefits include reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes, deterring weight gain, lowering the risks of colon cancer, stroke and cardiovascular diseases, and eliminating waste and toxins from the body. The typical Western diet is depleted in this important part of food. People [...]

Alcohol Shrinks Your Brain’s Main Seat of Memory

By | 2017-08-01T08:00:30+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Lifestyle|

In our last issue, I covered some fascinating research that shows regular (and moderate) Champagne drinking is good for the brain. At the same time, I cautioned that daily drinking still doesn’t seem like a good idea to me. This issue we’ll look at some of the reasons why. There’s a lot of contradictory evidence [...]