Two studies that were conducted at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm), Bordeaux Population Health (Bordeaux University) show that vitamin D deficiency can contribute to increasing the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, especially if the person also doesn’t have a storage of “good fats” and antioxidant carotenoids.
The British might be onto something. Earlier this year, we wrote about how they created a Minister of Loneliness, with the objective of helping their elderly citizens feel more connected and less socially isolated.
Chocoholics, rejoice! The food you love, the one you crave on a daily basis, is again being touted as a healthy food.
For many baby boomers, it’s an unpleasant irony – the generation that famously said “Never trust anyone over thirty!” is now, itself, experiencing the undeniable signs of cognitive decline due to aging.
Our ancestors knew about the benefits of avocado, one of the oldest food plants in Mexico.
The American Academy of Pediatrics issued an update to its guidelines this week calling for universal screening for depression in adolescents “in an era of great clinical need and shortage of mental health specialists.”
Going ‘under’ for surgery might lead to future memory problems, but any effects appear to be small, a new study suggests.
Missing your mug can lead to some serious withdrawal symptoms
The vast majority of smartphone appear tethered to their devices, finds a pair of separate studies released in April 2012.
Are you paying attention to what’s really important?