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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Serious Questions About What Statin Drugs Do to Your Brain

By |2020-01-24T11:48:10+00:00January 24th, 2020|Natural Health|

Sales of statin cholesterol-lowering drugs produce huge profits for drug companies. Global sales this year alone are expected to hit about a trillion dollars. But as a report from Australia published in the journal the British Journal of Sports Medicine warns, “There are concerns that the benefits have been exaggerated and the risks have been [...]

Bad Dreams Serve a Useful Purpose

By |2020-01-17T14:28:43+00:00January 17th, 2020|Natural Health|

Ancient Greeks and Romans believed dreams predicted the future. Sigmund Freud thought they expressed repressed conflicts or desires and could help people unravel the reasons for mental illness. I take a dim view of both theories, but a new study now shows bad dreams do help us out in a completely different way. Scientists today [...]

Clearing Away Toxic Alzheimer’s Proteins in the Brain Using Genes

By |2020-01-13T07:31:44+00:00January 13th, 2020|Natural Health|

When it comes to memory-robbing brain proteins, amyloid and tau top the list. Lately, scientists are investigating how these can be removed from the brain once they've grown out of control, or better still, how their formation can be prevented in the first place. In breakthrough research, scientists identified two genes that help clear both [...]

New Research Links Mid-life Heart Health to Dementia Risk

By |2020-01-10T15:38:58+00:00January 10th, 2020|Natural Health|

Nearly a decade ago the American Heart Association began to promote seven targets to shoot for to achieve ideal cardiovascular health. They hoped the strategy, called “Life's Simple 7,” would reduce the incidence of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. This could be achieved, they said, with simple lifestyle changes plus medication if needed. What's good [...]

New Study Reveals You Can Beat the “Alzheimer’s Gene”

By |2020-01-06T04:42:46+00:00January 6th, 2020|Natural Health|

Your height, eye color and wavy hair can all be linked to your DNA. However, the development of Alzheimer’s disease may not be determined by your genetics to the extent some experts think, according to a recent Canadian study.1 Let’s take a closer look at what scientists found. Twin Study Links Dementia to Genetics Scientists [...]

Do This to Reduce the Mistakes You Make in Daily Life

By |2019-12-28T00:32:25+00:00December 27th, 2019|Natural Health|

Raymond Dalio is an American investor. Jack Dorsey is the founder of Twitter. Both have something in common -- apart from being billionaires that is. They both take time out to meditate each day. And they're not alone. Many successful people practice meditation. In fact, it's catching on big time with a large number of [...]

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