Shrinking and Strokes

New research from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Investigation of 2 studies involving 2,406 women, aged 30-60 and then 40-73. Study measured participants' height as they aged. Women who lost 2 centimeters of their original height were twice as … Read More

Listen Up!

What’s the old adage? “The art of conversation lies in listening.” New research shows you can improve your brain health by surrounding yourself with people who will listen to you. 8 teams of researchers analyzed data from 2700 adults who … Read More

"Patching" Alzheimer's

Many people have stopped smoking because they’ve used nicotine patches to kick their addiction. Now, there’s evidence that nicotine patches may fight early memory loss for patients showing symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Researchers at Vanderbilt University have launched a massive, long … Read More

"I Googled It - It Must Be True!"

If you google the word 'Cancer,' you get over 946 million hits. New research shows that 315 million of those contain misleading or flat-out wrong information about treatments. A team at the famed Huntsman Cancer Institute studied the 200 most … Read More

Feel Better, Without Pills!

It’s well known that loneliness can affect your quality-of-life as you age. Many patients turn to multiple medications to ward off pain, depression, anxiety and insomnia. Researchers from the University of California San Francisco, who analyzed the behavior of 6,000 … Read More