Recent Articles from Dr. Fredda

  • Lower Bmi Linked With Alzheimer’s

    A new research finds that lower weight in seniors is associated with an increased risk of dementia, and weight loss correlated with a more rapid decline in Alzheimer’s disease. Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study that observed older people who were considered cognitively normal and had a lower body mass […] Read More

  • Upbringing Impact On Food Preferences

    As our children grow up and start to make their own meal choices, the effects of their family upbringing on food preferences disappear. This was according to research carried out among a large group of older teenage twins by UCL and King’s College London. The study results mean that efforts to improve adolescent nutrition may […] Read More

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Medications that inhibit interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta), which is a molecule that simulates the immune system, is given to rheumatoid arthritis patients. These patients are more likely to experience invasive Group A Streptococcal infections than patients not on the drug, according to University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers. It also uncovers a critical new […] Read More

  • What’s Normal Memory Loss?

    Memory loss seems to be a really big deal in the minds of the elderly. So what is normal and what isn’t? Memory lapses aren’t something to worry about as age-related memory changes are not the same thing as dementia. We do experience physiological changes as we grow older, that can cause glitches in the […] Read More

  • The Next Big Sweetener

    Sugar and high-fructose corn syrup are on the outs with calorie-wary consumers. Because of this, the low and no-calorie alternatives have become popular, and there just might be another option coming that tastes more sugar-like than other substitutes. It has been reported by scientists in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, they are a […] Read More

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