Detect Alzheimer’s with an Eye Test

 September 18, 2019

With research we keep hearing of new and improved ways of diagnosing health concerns and illnesses.  Honor Whiteman has published information on yet another big concern around the world, Alzheimer’s.  Wouldn’t it be great if something as simple as an optical imaging system could detect this horrible and debilitating disease? Researchers have revealed how a […]

Dementia & Firearms

 August 22, 2019

The concern of people with dementia owning guns and firearms has become a public concern.  Tim Newman released an article that was fact checked by Isabel Godfrey explaining this concern. The prevalence of firearms in the aging population of the U.S. is becoming a very important issue of which there is a vital need to […]

Magic or Medicine?

 August 1, 2019

I recently came across an article written by David Irving, an adjunct professor at the University of Technology in Sydney. The article “The Conversation” was published in Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.  In the essay David Irving and Allison Gould explored our cultural obsession with young blood and if there is any scientific […]

Abnormal Cells Suffocate the Brain

 December 21, 2018

Special cells that wrap around the blood vessels in the brain that are abnormal leads to neuron deterioration and can possibly affect the development of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a USC-led study. These pericytes surrounding the blood vessels are called the gatekeeper cells. They dilate and contract to control the blood flow to active parts […]

An Antidote to Aging

 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 […]

Tooth Repair Using Alzheimer’s Drug

 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 […]

Brush Strokes & Dementia

 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 […]

Smell Test for Alzheimer’s

 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 […]

Disease Damage Reverse in Fruit Flies

 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 […]

Tips to Improve Your Focus

 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 […]