Monthly Archives: December 2018

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This Trick Helps Us Remember Things We Didn’t Know We’d Seen

By |2018-12-14T09:31:33+00:00December 14th, 2018|Brain Science|

The brain benefits of sleep are becoming more apparent every year. Seven or eight hours of deep, restorative sleep helps regulate mood, boost learning, solve problems and preserve memory. But some people also like to enjoy a mid-day nap. And this, too, has been shown to aid thinking, memory formation and learning. Now a new [...]

High Blood Sugar is a Four-Alarm Fire For Your Brain

By |2018-12-10T07:05:15+00:00December 10th, 2018|Natural Health|

The link between diabetes and all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer's, is now well established. The greater the blood sugar instability, the higher the risk for dementia, with type 1 insulin-dependent diabetics having the biggest Alzheimer's risk – four times that of people who don’t have diabetes. Considering that four out of five Alzheimer's patients [...]

New Test Predicts Future Dementia (But Not Everyone Wants to Know)

By |2018-12-07T14:41:24+00:00December 7th, 2018|Natural Health|

Your doctor completes the short procedure and gives you the unwelcome news: You are at high risk of developing a devastating neurological disease ten years down the road. This scenario could soon become a reality, because a new way has been found to predict if you’re likely to become a victim of dementia. All it [...]

Is Your Brain Being Plasticized?

By |2018-12-03T12:18:10+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Brain Science|

Every year, companies in the US produce 100 billion pounds of plastic for all kinds of products and packaging. But a toxic substance -- bisphenol A (BPA), described as a “plasticizer” – is frequently included in plastic to make it flexible and less brittle. BPA is most famously used in bottles for plastic drinks, including [...]