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An Antidote to Aging

Posted on October 19, 2018

I recently read an article touching on the subject of coffee being the latest antidote to aging, written by Alice Park and appearing in the Time publication. Other articles are reflecting some similar details but this one delved more fully into the issue. They are finding growing evidence that the daily jolt of java might […]

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Tooth Repair Using Alzheimer’s Drug

Posted on September 19, 2018

The discovery of a new method has been found for stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp that uses an Alzheimer’s drug. The team of researchers at King’s College London has made this discovery. An infection, the inner, soft pulp of a tooth can become exposed and infected following a trauma or […]

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Brush Strokes & Dementia

Posted on June 19, 2018

An interesting article written by Ana Sandolu highlights the affects that brushstrokes have to help identify dementia in painters.  Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, both neurodegenerative disorders, affect millions of people in the U.S. every year. Soon some new research could improve the early detection of these illnesses because scientists may have discovered a way to […]

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Smell Test for Alzheimer’s

Posted on April 25, 2018

An interesting article by Honor Whiteman revealed some information regarding a new smell test for diagnosing Alzheimer’s.  Diagnosing this disease still remains a challenge for the doctors, who rely on a combination of mental and physical examinations to detect this condition.  Researchers now share how a smell test could enhance the accuracy of an Alzheimer’s […]

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Disease Damage Reverse in Fruit Flies

Posted on June 17, 2016

Wonderful news! Following treatment with a drug­like chemical, researchers claim Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s symptoms have been reversed in fruit flies. Their findings have been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Centering on the protection of brain cells, this could be a turning point in the fight against neurodegenerative disease. This disease […]

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Tips to Improve Your Focus

Posted on December 11, 2013

Tips to Improve Your Focus Distractions are everywhere. No matter how hard you try, you tend to entertain everything that is happening around you. It then becomes difficult for you to concentrate—but you can do some things to increase your focus if you want to. Control your mind. You get distracted because you absorb everything […]

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Excuse Me, What? November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Posted on October 28, 2013

Excuse Me, What? November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month If you haven’t forgotten, November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Learn more about this disease and what you can do to help prevent its onset. Across America, in every state, every town or city, there will be that one individual who once carried a […]

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Do not leave your doctor’s office until… (part 3)

Posted on May 3, 2013

Medical records are not created equal. Just as you, your records are unique to you and only you. Medical records are created when you receive treatment of any kind, whether it is a simple look at a mole to see if it’s ok, or if you received a dreaded diagnosis. It’s all in your records […]

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Poor Sleep Could Put You In A Nursing Home?

Posted on July 23, 2012

Poor Sleep Could Put You In A Nursing Home? We have recently heard about how the lack of sleep can cause an increased risk of diabetes, weight gain and stroke, but listen to this new study! Did you know that lack of sleep could help put you into a nursing home? The Journal of the […]

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Do not leave your doctor’s office until… (part 2)

Posted on May 2, 2012

Do not leave your doctor’s office until… (part 2)   You never know when the day may come when you or a family member may need to venture out and try to retrieve medical records. Its not always as easy as it may sound. In Part 1, I spoke about how important it is to […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon