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  • Connecting Your Pancreas to Your Brain

    Medical researchers have long puzzled over the connection between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Studies show that if you have diabetes in middle age, you run a higher risk of losing brain power as you grow older. And now, scientists have found a startling connection between diabetes and your brain. Research now links Alzheimer’s […]

  • Cool Change in Your Home Helps Short-Term Memory

    “Hey, fish lady, how many fish are in this tank, six or eight?” That simple question – posed by an Alzheimer’s patient — came as a great surprise to Nursing Professor Nancy Edwards of Purdue University in Indiana. “We were absolutely amazed because we had no idea that this woman could talk, much less count,” […]

  • Getting a Buzz May be Good for Your Brain

    When one of my talented researchers told me about the subject of this article, the first thought that came to my mind was a radio public service announcement to discourage kids from drinking and driving. Targeting kids who think it’s okay to drive if you’ve just got a “buzz,” the announcer informs us, “Buzz driving […]

  • A Simple but Major Key to Delaying the Onset of Dementia by Up to 10 Years

    If you or a loved one is genetically at risk for Alzheimer’s or dementia, it’s important not to lose hope. Dementia and memory loss is not always a foregone conclusion. In fact, not giving in despite the risk could save your memory, and keep you sharp into your 70s, 80s, and beyond. A recent study […]

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