Tag: Health

Scientists discover the ‘missing link’ that triggers Alzheimer’s – and hope findings could lead to drugs that restore memory | Mail Online

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Scientists discover the ‘missing link’ that triggers Alzheimer’s – and hope findings could lead to drugs that restore memory | Mail Online

By Ellie Zolfagharifard Researchers have discovered a protein that they claim is the missing link to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. They found that blocking this protein with an existing drug can restore memory in mice with ain damage that mimics the disease. The findings could offer hope of developing drugs to slow the degenerative […]

Continue Reading

Over-65 drinkers in health alert: Doctors call for alcohol safety levels to be halved for pensioners

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Over-65 drinkers in health alert: Doctors call for alcohol safety levels to be halved for pensioners

By Fiona Macrae Health risk: Pensioners have been warned to drink less alcohol or risk damaging their health Pensioners were warn ed last night to drink less alcohol or risk severely damaging their health. Doctors and public health experts said heavy drinking among the elderly was a ‘hidden problem’ and safe limit guidelines for over-65s […]

Continue Reading

New Broccoli ‘Beneforte’ Is Anti-Aging Superfood, Prevents Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity

| August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Broccoli ‘Beneforte’ Is Anti-Aging Superfood, Prevents Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity

New Broccoli ‘Beneforte’ Is Anti-Aging Superfood, Prevents Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity [REPORT] Broccoli’s anti-aging properties are more potent now than everthanks to British scientists, who created a superfood occoli called Beneforte. The hyid vegetable contains elevated amounts of a compound known to promote cell regeneration and protect against age-related diseases like cancer and diabetes. Scientists […]

Continue Reading

How feasting on steak and spinach can cut the chances of Alzheimer’s

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
How feasting on steak and spinach can cut the chances of Alzheimer’s

By Jenny Hope Iron-rich foods such as steak, spinach, liver and nuts could cut the risk of dementia in later life, say researchers. A study has found that people with anaemia – where levels of red blood cells are lower than normal – were more likely to develop conditions such as Alzheimer’s. The most common […]

Continue Reading

Could gum disease and poor dental health be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease?

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Could gum disease and poor dental health be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease?

By Ellie Zolfagharifard and Jenny Hope Bad teeth and gum disease could be linked to Alzheimer’s, say scientists. The bacteria caused by poor oral hygiene can kill off nerve cells once they reach the ain, causing the confusion and memory loss associated with dementia. Researchers who examined the ains of ten dead Alzheimer’s patients found […]

Continue Reading

As it’s revealed a third of us don’t cleanse before bed, our experiment exposes what sleeping in your make-up does to your skin | Mail Online

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
As it’s revealed a third of us don’t cleanse before bed, our experiment exposes what sleeping in your make-up does to your skin | Mail Online

  By Anna Pursglove Do you always take off your make-up before bed? Every night? Even after a glass of wine too many? Or when you’ve fallen asleep on the sofa? Or you simply couldn’t muster the energy? You’re not alone. In a recent survey, a third of women questioned confessed to sleeping with their […]

Continue Reading

Sleep Deprivation Linked To Skin Aging

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Sleep Deprivation Linked To Skin Aging

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Physician-Scientists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center found in a recent study that poor sleepers have increased signs of skin aging and recover more slowly when their skin is stressed. Among the stressors tested were disruptions of the skin barrier and ultraviolet radiation. The study, commissioned […]

Continue Reading

Tests for Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tests for Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

  The studies, presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Paris, are part of a widespread search for ways to detect Alzheimer’s before memory problems begin, when drugs and treatments have a better chance of making a difference. “I don’t think we can wait until people develop Alzheimer’s disease or mild Alzheimer’s. I think […]

Continue Reading

Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff-Time to Start Downsizing

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff-Time to Start Downsizing

  As an occupational therapist providing treatment in the home, I am constantly interacting with people who are facing the daunting task of downsizing. Most are baby boomers or seniors who are either preparing to move to a smaller home (private, assisted living, in with the kids) or want to stay right where they are but […]

Continue Reading

MitoQ: Anti-wrinkle cream that claims to REVERSE ageing discovered by accident

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
MitoQ: Anti-wrinkle cream that claims to REVERSE ageing discovered by accident

By Martha De Lacey Many medical eakthroughs – including those that unearthed Viagra, Quinine and Botox – have been made completely by accident, while scientists were searching for cures for another ailment entirely. And it’s happened again, this time when researchers at Camidge University were looking for a cure for liver damage and accidentally created […]

Continue Reading