What does the 4 billion a year, blockbuster Alzheimer's drug donepezil (trade name Aricept) have in common with insecticides, chemical weapons and venom? Quite a lot more than consumers taking them have been lead to believe.
Can you actually make a disease disappear? Dr Rangan Chatterjee thinks you can. Often referred to as the doctor of the future, Rangan is changing the way that we look at illness and how medicine will be practiced in years to come.
In an analysis of data on berry intake, mental decline has been slower for women over age 70 who regularly consumed strawberries or blueberries. These findings aren't alone in vouching for berries' longevity-promoting and cognition boosting properties, as previous studies reflect similar therapeutic actions
The loss of odor identification based on memory is an effective indicator of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's Disease; a simple and inexpensive smell test is shown to be better than MRI in predicting early stages.
Modern cooks know rosemary as the perfect herb to pair with a good roast chicken or lamb. But it also has powerful and ancient medicinal properties. Now we know a compound in rosemary promotes eye health and may even protect against age-related macular degeneration.
For decades it was believed that brain regeneration was not possible. But an accumulating body of research now reveals that common foods such as broccoli contain compounds capable of stimulating the repair and renewal of nerve tissue
A new study sheds light on the powerful neuroprotective properties of curcumin, the active ingredient in everyone’s favorite yellow spice. A twice-daily dose of this natural supplement led to a nearly 30% improvement in memory and a boost in mood for adults suffering from mild memory loss
Alzheimer’s is largely a disease of the modern world & a big part of the problem is the atrocious advice given by doctors. Their decades-long battle to keep us out of the sun is one of the epidemic’s causes.
The world's most ancient tree has something to teach us, and give to us, as far as promoting brain health and longevity goes.
This marvelous plant survived Hiroshima and a quarter of a billion years of Earth history, earning its status as a living symbol of hope and longevity...
The 2019 Guidelines on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease issued by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association contains recommendations on aspirin that may shock people who have followed routine medical advice for decades
In medicine, we are taught not to guess when we can know, but that basic ethos for safe practice and the sharing of accurate information has not been applied to COVID-19
Are you walking into rooms but can’t remember why? Staring into the refrigerator and wondering what you needed? Forgetting familiar phone numbers? Maybe an orange or a carrot would help.
Contrary to mainstream medical belief, safe, natural, and nontoxic treatments can alleviate the symptoms of senile dementia. Research has demonstrated how these remedies can aid in preventing the onset of senile dementia.
Psych drugs aren't just ineffective. They're deadly.
Today, healthy fatty acid deficiency is epidemic. This deficiency leads to cardiovascular and immune issues and other disorders. What do you do if you're HFA deficient?
It’s widely known that drinking cranberry juice is helpful for urinary tract infections, but have you ever wondered why this is so? Folk remedies are increasingly validated by science, and so it is that cranberries really are great for infections—and that’s the just the beginning of the storied benefits of this tart, little berry
Alzheimer's disease is expanding unchecked throughout the modern world, despite billions spent annually on pharmaceutical interventions. Could the calcification of the brain play a role?
A 15-year-old autistic boy had one tissue sample with levels of aluminum 22 times higher than those found in healthy individuals. Researchers suggest that childhood vaccines are a potential source of the toxic metal
Reduce the mental decline that begins in mid-age by making moderate changes in your diet and lifestyle.
If it Isn't in Your Cup, it Should Be
More than 40% of dementia diagnoses have been shown to be wrong. Here's what may really be going on.
Ulcers hurt! That burning, gnawing pain will make you want to reach for your ulcer meds fast. But, wait a minute. Not so fast. Those drugs may be causing some really serious problems
While Parkinson's disease has no known cause or cure, a number of critical risk factors have been identified and advances have been made in alternative treatment options. Ultimately, increasing quality of life for those with Parkinson's disease is the goal