Search Results for: Alzheimer’s

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

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Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques – structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. If a person has Alzheimer’s disease, it’s usually the result of a build-up of two …

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Ayahuasca stimulates brain to fight Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome

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Ayahuasca, a powerful hallucinogenic drug, stimulates the brain to fight the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome, a new study reveals. The research, carried out in Brazil, comes amid a growing swell of studies examining the health benefits of the hallucinogenic, psychoactive drug. Most investigations have focused on how an …

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The power of music

Henry, an elderly Alzheimer’s patient in an American nursing home, recently became a viral star. In a short video that has been viewed millions of times online, he starts out slumped over and unresponsive — but undergoes a remarkable transformation as he listens to music on a pair of headphones. …

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Alzheimer’s is really just ‘type-3’ diabetes, new research shows

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Emerging research on the widespread degenerative brain disease known as Alzheimer’s suggests that this prevalent form of dementia is actually a type of diabetes. Published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, a recent study out of Rhode Island Hospital (RIH) confirms that Alzheimer’s is marked by brain insulin resistance and corresponding inflammation, a …

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Green tea and red wine stop Alzheimer’s in its tracks

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Chemicals naturally occurring in green tea and red wine can actually put a stop to the process that leads to brain damage in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Leeds and published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. “This is an important step in increasing our …

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Eugenics: euthanasia for children nears approval by Belgian Parliament

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A proposed law on the verge of approval by the Belgium parliament would allow children to decide for themselves whether they should be euthanized (“killed”) by medical personnel. Currently, Belgian law limits euthanasia to persons 18 and older, but with the rise of autistic children thanks to biopesticides, GMOs and …

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Amazing Medical Discovery: Transfusions of young blood appears to rejuvenate the elderly

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Human history-altering newsflash: Scientists have demonstrated that injections of youthful blood carry semi-magical, rejuvenating qualities–at least for gray-whiskered mice. The researchers believe that the same might hold true for humans, suggesting that diseases like Alzheimer’s and indeed aging itself might be prevented through the transfusion of the youth’s vigorous lifeblood. …

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10 health benefits of avocados

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Including avocado with your meals may help you feel fuller for longer and reduce the urge for overweight adults to eat more, according to new research just released on the consumption of avocados. Researchers at Loma Linda University investigated whether adding fresh avocado to a midday meal had any effect …

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10 powerful anti-aging foods

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It’s always exciting to read about a new anti-aging food with great potential in the area of human health. So many times, however, these foods are exotic, and can be found only in other countries, through specialized programs, or on the Internet through questionable sites. Fortunately, you don’t have to …

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Top 10 inflammatory foods to avoid

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Chronic inflammation is the underlying cause or a risk factor for many serious conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Dietary choices, however, can greatly decrease inflammation and make it less likely that you will developing these chronic issues. Below are the top ten inflammatory foods to avoid. …

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Curcumin vs. cancer: The scientific evidence continues to flow in

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There is definitely no shortage of scientific evidence these days to show that curcumin, the believed-to-be primary active ingredient in the spice turmeric, holds incredible therapeutic value, and just might be the most advisable medicinal spice of our day. And a prominent medical oncologist from Johns Hopkins University seems to agree, having …

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Turmeric can help regenerate the liver, groundbreaking new research

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Incredible, groundbreaking new research just published in the Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand found that the primary polyphenol in turmeric – curcumin – is able to repair and even regenerate the liver tissues in diabetic rats. Researchers at the Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok administered curcumin to rats afflicted with diabetes and whose …

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Healthcare workers fired for failing to get flu vaccinations

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A Cincinnati-based health system has reportedly fired 150 of its 10,800 employees because they would not get vaccinated against the flu. Citing patient and staff protection, the company sent termination notices to the employees this week just ahead of Thanksgiving. If they agree to get a flu shot (which are offered …

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Top 10 inexpensive foods that can prevent disease

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Nothing’s more true than the old adage, “An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.” Not only does that ounce of prevention save you the nightmare of being sick, probably missing work and most likely accumulating medical bills, but that same “ounce” of prevention may only literally …

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Overpopulation is a myth

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Nearly every day, the mainstream media dispenses new articles reinforcing the idea that humans are infesting the earth, overpopulating it like parasites and sucking it dry of resources. The magic number — 7 billion — is thrown at us like an accusation and a curse, as if the mere fact this many …

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Another friend of Royal Family faces pedophile charges

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Prosecutors on Monday brought 22 charges of abuse against a former politician accused of using his position to have sex with young boys. The prosecution against Lord Greville Janner, a former MP and a member of the House of Lords, represents a victory for campaigners who have demanded tougher action …

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The 3 most potent healing foods

“Everything you eat is either fighting disease or fueling it.” We know foods have the potential to be healing. What you eat can either harm your health or make it better. And nowhere is that more true than with medicinal foods like garlic, turmeric, and ginger. All three of these …

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