Does Discrimination Cause Memory Loss?

By |2022-09-06T02:59:57+00:00September 5th, 2022|Lifestyle|

The statistics are shocking: African American adults are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as white adults. Why is this? Genetic factors come to mind as an explanation. But two new studies presented recently at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in San Diego have come up with a surprising and quite different answer. The [...]

Are You at Risk For Digital Dementia?

By |2022-06-23T18:45:49+00:00June 24th, 2022|Lifestyle|

Electromagnetic fields have long been linked to bothersome neurological problems. But a disturbing new report warns that exposure to cell phones, Wi-Fi and other forms of radiation goes much, much deeper. The jaw-dropping analysis suggests that digital exposure can cause Alzheimer’s disease, not only in seniors, but in young people too. Here’s what you need [...]

Do You Live a Memory-Saving Lifestyle? Here’s How to Find Out…

By |2022-01-24T05:44:32+00:00January 24th, 2022|Lifestyle|

The science is clear that healthy lifestyle choices can prevent or at least delay the onset of dementia. Now researchers are assessing whether a simple lifestyle scoring system could identify areas where people can make positive changes in their daily lives that can help them stay in good mental shape. The test is called LIBRA. [...]

The Future of Alzheimer’s Treatment Isn’t a Drug

By |2021-07-16T07:54:27+00:00July 16th, 2021|Lifestyle|

Even though pharmaceutical companies keep spending obscene amounts of money looking for a "silver bullet" drug that might be able to treat Alzheimer's disease, a growing number of experts now believe that the answer to Alzheimer's disease is not going to be a drug at all. In fact, research now demonstrates that a total lifestyle [...]

Lifestyle vs. Genes: What’s Stronger for Preventing Dementia?

By |2021-07-09T10:00:17+00:00July 9th, 2021|Lifestyle|

If you’re a regular reader of this publication, you know we frequently report on new research regarding the importance of a healthy lifestyle to cognitive health. Now, a new study from China’s Duke Kunshan University provides further evidence that a healthy lifestyle is in fact linked to better cognition for the oldest adults, regardless of [...]

Money: the secret of good brain health

By |2021-05-24T12:00:29+00:00May 24th, 2021|Lifestyle|

In the search for a healthy body and brain many folks exercise, improve their diet and try to get more sleep. But research now shows there’s another factor they probably should pay more attention to: Their bank account. Studies on the link between financial health and brain health reveal that being more affluent can actually [...]

How to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia 40 Percent

By |2020-08-28T12:59:45+00:00August 28th, 2020|Lifestyle|

Whether you’ve been personally affected by dementia or not, you might agree that it appears the rates of dementia are rising across the U.S. and have been for at least the last decade. However, the latest research paints a picture that’s not as bleak as you might believe. According to a new study from scientists [...]

What You Wear Influences How You Think

By |2020-07-13T16:58:22+00:00July 13th, 2020|Lifestyle|

The book Dress For Success became a phenomenal bestseller during the 1970s. The book describes the huge impact our clothing choices have on the people we meet both socially and professionally. Since then, a whole new field of study has developed around our choice of attire and how it affects not just others, but how [...]

Surprising New Link Between Lifestyle and Memory

By |2020-05-22T10:41:45+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Lifestyle|

To keep our memories intact it's important to exercise and eat a nutritious diet. But even with the best lifestyle choices, one person may stay razor sharp in their older years, while another isn't so lucky. The latest research reveals a reason for this difference depends on an additional factor that scientists say is implicated [...]

Personalized Lifestyle Strategy Reverses Cognitive Decline and Memory Loss

By |2019-11-30T02:24:06+00:00November 29th, 2019|Lifestyle|

"I feel a certain sense of comfort knowing there are factors I can control that can contribute to the decreased risk of me getting Alzheimer’s.” That's what Stephen Chambers, a 48-year-old physical therapist, had to say after he took part in the first trial of a personalized non-drug treatment strategy to help people at risk [...]

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