Tag: Alzheimer's

Antidepressants spike head injuries in Alzheimer’s patients

Alzheimer's disease can leave you down in the dumps. But don't rush to pop an antidepressant -- because according to a new study, these pills can increase your risk of injuring your brain from a fall.

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Strawberries may help keep ageing at bay

There’s a way to slow down the natural process of ageing that happens to all of us – and the key is a compound found in strawberries! A recent study shows that powerful antioxidants found in [...]

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How music can benefit Alzheimer’s patients

A new study shows that Alzheimer's patients who listen to playlists of their favorite music are significantly more likely to stop needing anti-psychotic and anti-anxiety drugs, compared to those [...]

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Vitamin B helps prevent pollution-related heart disease

We know that breathing in dirty air can do a number on your health – affecting everything from your lungs to your brain and your heart. But studies show that there’s something you can do to [...]

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Pomegranates help protect your brain against Alzheimer’s

One in ten adults over 65 lives with Alzheimer's. But you don't have to become part of that statistic -- because a recent study shows that eating pomegranates, an ancient superfruit, can protect [...]

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Ashwagandha can help fight insomnia

If you've got chronic insomnia, don't reach for a sleeping pill, which can leave you dazed and confused. Instead, put sleeplessness to rest naturally -- because a new study shows that the Indian [...]

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Omega-3-rich ahiflower oil lowers inflammation

A new study shows that the omega-3-rich oil from an English herb reduces inflammation, making it the new supplement on the block for heart disease, arthritis, and other inflammatory conditions - [...]

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Blueberries protect against cognitive decline

As we get older, our brains just aren’t as sharp as they used to be. But you don’t have to give into cognitive decline – because a new study shows that blueberries can help keep your mind and [...]

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Weight training curbs cognitive impairment

In a recent study, aging adults who participated in moderate strength training reduced symptoms of cognitive impairment after six months – and all it took was twice a week.

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Not sleeping enough could double your risk of a car accident

It turns out that if you’re sleeping just an hour or two less than the recommended seven or eight, your risk of getting into a car accident increases by 30 per cent!

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