Air Pollution & Alzheimer's

In case you didn’t know, black women are at double the risk of white women for developing Alzheimer’s. Now, researchers believe they’ve found one reason why. A team at USC’s Keck School of Medicine has evidence that air pollution is … Read More

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

Neuropathy Breakthrough

Speaking as a long-time diabetic, I am well aware of the numb and tingling feelings in my feet and hands, known as neuropathy. At its worst, neuropathy, which affect 4 million Americans, is so debilitating that people can’t walk or … Read More

CONTROVERSY INTENSIFIES

There is new information in the ongoing controversy swirling around a new drug many hope is an effective treatment for  Alzheimer's disease. Doctors at three prestigious hospitals, the Cleveland Clinic, Mt. Siani Health System and Providence, have decided they won't give … Read More

MAN UP!

July 13th, 2021 Does your husband, brother, or father go to the doctor? If you answered “no”, new research that backs up your observation. AFLAC surveyed 1,000 men aged 18 and up and found 45% hadn’t visited their doctor for … Read More