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Beat Stress with Breakthrough Wearable Technology

By |2020-02-28T07:02:04+00:00February 28th, 2020|Natural Health|

Meditation. Biofeedback. Deep breathing. Yoga. All are extremely valuable tools for combating chronic stress. But many busy people aren’t willing to commit the time needed to master these methods. If only there was an easier way to control stress-- one that involves little time or effort. Well now there is. Launched on January 31st, it [...]

Alexa, do I have dementia?

By |2020-02-24T12:47:21+00:00February 24th, 2020|Natural Health|

By now we are all somewhat familiar with the world of voice-activated technology. You can ask your smartphone to find the best highway route, remind you of appointments and even dictate a text. Plus, voice assistance speakers like Alexa, Siri and Google Home have become a common fixture in American homes. One can ask these [...]

Seaweed-Based Drug Approved for Alzheimer’s

By |2020-02-22T03:15:41+00:00February 21st, 2020|Natural Health|

The first prescription drug since 2003 to be approved for Alzheimer's is now available at pharmacies -- but not yet in the United States. Much to the surprise of the global Alzheimer's research community, the remedy, called GV-971, has been given the go-ahead in China following successful trials Will the FDA also give it the [...]

This Cheap Vegetable Oil May Harm Your Brain

By |2020-02-17T13:43:52+00:00February 17th, 2020|Natural Health|

During the past few years, medical research has been sounding a warning about the health risks linked to cheap vegetable oils used in restaurant meals, fast foods, processed foods and even in many home kitchens. These oils – soy, corn, canola – are everywhere, and it takes some effort to avoid them. And now the [...]

Lift This “Fog” to Reverse Dementia

By |2020-02-14T09:34:54+00:00February 14th, 2020|Brain Science|

While the vast majority of scientists focus their Alzheimer’s research efforts on banishing plaque from the brain, others are looking at different ways to prevent and reverse dementia. One alternative is to target another factor linked to the disease -- brain inflammation. By stopping inflammation in its tracks, scientists found they were able to reverse [...]

Mood Enhancing Medication Helps Save Failing Memories

By |2020-02-10T09:13:06+00:00February 10th, 2020|Natural Health|

It doesn’t happen often, but a simple remedy from nature sometimes gains acceptance by the medical profession. Lithium – a common mineral – is the most widely used and studied medication for treating bipolar disorder. And now it’s finally getting the attention it deserves for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.1 This newest study, published in [...]

Is Your Smartphone Compromising Your Brain?

By |2020-02-07T10:11:59+00:00February 7th, 2020|Brain Science|

We are living in a smartphone world. Take a look around. Almost everywhere you go, folks are staring at their phones like zombies. These little devices are obviously addictive. And too many people can’t seem to put them down or stop peering at their screens. The problem with this obsession goes beyond the social and [...]

The Bionic Era of Medicine Draws Near

By |2020-02-03T12:40:58+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Natural Health|

For the last several decades medicine has made great strides using artificial devices to replace damaged organs and body parts. From artificial hips and knee joint replacements, to pacemakers and breast implants, these devices are commonly used to fight the diseases of aging and, well, keep people alive. Now, scientists are turning their attention to [...]