Monthly Archives: January 2019


Play Your Way to a Better Brain

By |2019-01-14T17:25:49+00:00January 14th, 2019|Brain Science|

To keep your memory and intellect going strong, follow the old maxim “Use it or lose it.” It’s good advice, and repeated often in these pages. You can’t go wrong when you keep your brain fine-tuned by learning new things – like a second language or the information in an adult ed course. And today, [...]

Doctors Could be Transmitting Alzheimer’s to Their Patients

By |2019-01-11T11:27:17+00:00January 11th, 2019|Brain Science|

A leading UK neuroscientist has issued a warning that neurosurgical instruments could be contaminated. He also advises monitoring blood donated by people over 60 years of age. His concerns center on the possible transmission of Alzheimer's disease to patients during certain medical procedures. He is not alone. Other scientists have expressed the same concerns. This [...]

The Appendix May Contribute to a Major Brain Problem

By |2019-01-07T13:08:15+00:00January 7th, 2019|Natural Health|

In their search for a therapy that can stave off brain issues like Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s, researchers have performed a staggering variety of tests, scans, examinations and experiments on brain tissue. And they haven’t made much progress in figuring out functionally what happens in the body to cause these diseases. Could it be these [...]

The Tree Nut that Keeps Dementia at Bay

By |2019-01-04T07:00:56+00:00January 4th, 2019|Nutrition|

The industry has thrived in the state of Oregon for over a century. Grown in 800 orchards -- many of which have been farmed by the same family for generations – and covering 70,000 acres, the state produces 99% of the US crop of hazelnuts. Hazelnuts are an excellent source of many nutrients including folic [...]