The Future of Alzheimer’s Treatment Isn’t a Drug

By |2021-07-16T07:54:27+00:00July 16th, 2021|Lifestyle|

Even though pharmaceutical companies keep spending obscene amounts of money looking for a "silver bullet" drug that might be able to treat Alzheimer's disease, a growing number of experts now believe that the answer to Alzheimer's disease is not going to be a drug at all. In fact, research now demonstrates that a total lifestyle [...]

Lifestyle vs. Genes: What’s Stronger for Preventing Dementia?

By |2021-07-09T10:00:17+00:00July 9th, 2021|Lifestyle|

If you’re a regular reader of this publication, you know we frequently report on new research regarding the importance of a healthy lifestyle to cognitive health. Now, a new study from China’s Duke Kunshan University provides further evidence that a healthy lifestyle is in fact linked to better cognition for the oldest adults, regardless of [...]

Money: the secret of good brain health

By |2021-05-24T12:00:29+00:00May 24th, 2021|Lifestyle|

In the search for a healthy body and brain many folks exercise, improve their diet and try to get more sleep. But research now shows there’s another factor they probably should pay more attention to: Their bank account. Studies on the link between financial health and brain health reveal that being more affluent can actually [...]

How to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia 40 Percent

By |2020-08-28T12:59:45+00:00August 28th, 2020|Lifestyle|

Whether you’ve been personally affected by dementia or not, you might agree that it appears the rates of dementia are rising across the U.S. and have been for at least the last decade. However, the latest research paints a picture that’s not as bleak as you might believe. According to a new study from scientists [...]

What You Wear Influences How You Think

By |2020-07-13T16:58:22+00:00July 13th, 2020|Lifestyle|

The book Dress For Success became a phenomenal bestseller during the 1970s. The book describes the huge impact our clothing choices have on the people we meet both socially and professionally. Since then, a whole new field of study has developed around our choice of attire and how it affects not just others, but how [...]

Surprising New Link Between Lifestyle and Memory

By |2020-05-22T10:41:45+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Lifestyle|

To keep our memories intact it's important to exercise and eat a nutritious diet. But even with the best lifestyle choices, one person may stay razor sharp in their older years, while another isn't so lucky. The latest research reveals a reason for this difference depends on an additional factor that scientists say is implicated [...]

Personalized Lifestyle Strategy Reverses Cognitive Decline and Memory Loss

By |2019-11-30T02:24:06+00:00November 29th, 2019|Lifestyle|

"I feel a certain sense of comfort knowing there are factors I can control that can contribute to the decreased risk of me getting Alzheimer’s.” That's what Stephen Chambers, a 48-year-old physical therapist, had to say after he took part in the first trial of a personalized non-drug treatment strategy to help people at risk [...]

Some “Magic Words” have Health Benefits – But Not the Words You’d Think

By |2019-10-14T12:41:01+00:00October 14th, 2019|Lifestyle|

Encouraging words can have powerful effects. For instance, halftime inspirational pep talks by sports coaches are famous for getting athletes to improve their performance. But now medical researchers have found that other types of words can help you alter your own physiology and brain function. They can make you measurably stronger and less susceptible to [...]

For a Resilient, Better-Working Brain, Boost Your BDNF Levels

By |2019-02-25T06:47:38+00:00February 25th, 2019|Lifestyle|

One of the paradoxes of brain health is that while your body can make its own brain and memory-boosting chemicals, it often won’t if you don’t have the right lifestyle habits. But that’s the way the human body is designed. You have to be smart about your daily habits if you want to make your [...]

Hobbies in Middle Age Could Prevent Dementia

By |2018-08-31T13:42:12+00:00August 31st, 2018|Lifestyle|

Super-agers – people of advanced age who have hung onto their mental capacity -- are known to suffer much the same atrophy and degenerative changes seen in people with advanced Alzheimer's. How can these old-but-still-bright seniors maintain healthy cognitive function even though their brains are as physically wrecked as people with a deadly disease? To [...]

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