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2012-10-20 04:04:04

In response to recent studies linking high carbohydrate, high sugar diets to cognitive decline, hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets & Weight Loss Plans developed a low carb diet, rich in nutritious diet foods and proven to help maintain cognitive function. In a Mayo Clinic study, those who reported the highest carbohydrate intake at the beginning of the study were 1.9 times likelier to develop mild cognitive impairment than those with the lowest intake of carbohydrates. (PRWEB) October 19,...

Sugar And Carbs In Excess Linked To Cognitive Impairment
2012-10-17 04:50:06

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You are what you eat. This well-known saying may very likely haunt people throughout their lifetime. To better understand this statement, studies have been done on the effect of diet on an individual´s overall health. In particular, a new Mayo Clinic study revealed that individuals who are 70 years of age and older have a lower risk of developing cognitive impairment if they consume a diet high in fat and protein as opposed to...

2012-08-30 21:41:21

State-of-the-art imaging technology for biomarker development explored in a supplement to Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's disease (AD) is one of the most common brain disorders, with an estimated 35 million people affected worldwide. In the last decade, research has advanced our understanding of how AD affects the brain. However, diagnosis continues to rely primarily on neuropsychological tests which can only detect the disease after clinical symptoms begin. In a supplement to...

2012-08-07 10:02:05

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that an FDA-approved anti-epileptic drug reverses memory loss and alleviates other Alzheimer's-related impairments in an animal model of the disease. Scientists in the laboratory of Lennart Mucke, MD, who directs neurological research at Gladstone, conducted the research on mice genetically modified to simulate key aspects of Alzheimer's disease. In the study, they show how levetiracetam–a drug commonly prescribed for patients...

2012-08-04 01:13:59

The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD) is advancing age. By age 85, the likelihood of developing the dreaded neurological disorder is roughly 50 percent. But researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say AD hits hardest among the "younger elderly" — people in their 60s and 70s — who show faster rates of brain tissue loss and cognitive decline than AD patients 80 years and older. The findings, reported online in the August 2, 2012...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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