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Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Metformin

The 20-minute Functional Abs Workout for Busy Guys

The phrase “core training” has evolved over the last 15 years to become an umbrella phrase encompassing most any abs workout that targets the …

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Could A.I. redistribute wealth for us?

Artificial intelligence and automation stand poised to put millions out of work and make inequality even more pronounced. Is it possible to solve one …

Artificial Intelligence

5 exercises that target those hard-to-tone body parts

Target your abs, glutes and arms — or combine all five movements for a total-body tone up.<p>You slip into a tank top for the first time this year and notice your triceps could use a tone up. Or perhaps it’s the leg-baring shorts or the thought of going shirtless at the beach that has you running to …

Workouts

Metallic drivers of Alzheimer's disease

The team saw many types of reduced forms of iron within the extracted amyloid plaque cores. They deduced that the atypical chemical reduction of iron …

Is the Keto Diet the Secret to Better Brain Health?

Can the buzzy low-carb, high-fat diet really help with Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and memory loss?<p>The most common issues affecting …

12 Fat-Burning 30-Minute Workouts to Tone Your Whole Body

You don't need a full hour to get in a good workout. In fact, in just 30 minutes, you can torch calories, burn fat, and build muscle all at the same time. These workouts are a little bit of everything: cardio, strength training, HIIT, and bodyweight workouts. Instead of hitting play on another …

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Workouts

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Alzheimer's Disease

The High Costs of Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Sharp increases in Alzheimer's disease cases, deaths and costs are stressing the U.S. health care system …

Alzheimer's costs Americans $277 billion a year -- and rising

Sharp increases in Alzheimer's disease cases, deaths and costs are stressing the U.S. health care system and caregivers, a new report reveals. About …

6 natural ways to protect yourself from Alzheimer's disease - plus the foods you should eat

Reduce your risk of dementia with this brain-protecting plan from nutrition expert Dr Marilyn Glenville .<p>You don’t have to fork out for pricey brain …

Alzheimer's Disease

Dad diagnosed with Alzheimer's at just 30 is told his toddler twins have 50% chance of inheriting disease

A father is planning on making a lifetime of memories with his two young children after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's aged just 30.<p>Daniel …

Dementia

All Your Memories Are Stored by One Weird, Ancient Molecule

We actually borrowed our ability to form memories from viruses.<p>How does memory work? The further we seem to dive in, the more questions we stumble …

Unlocking the secrets of the brain

From autism and schizophrenia to Alzheimer’s, lab-grown mini-brains could be the key to solving the biggest mysteries about human development and …

Gorgeous timber home was designed for aging in place

The 2,900-square-foot home takes up a single level with no steps.<p>This gorgeous Japanese-inspired abode in upstate New York is more than a tasteful, eco-friendly timber home. It’s part of the next generation of senior housing. Over the next two decades, older Americans are poised to dramatically …

How Alzheimer's disease spreads throughout the brain – new study

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating brain illness that affects an estimated 47m people worldwide. It is the most common cause of dementia in the …

Diabetes drug found to reverse symptoms of memory loss in Alzheimer's mice

The fascinating connection between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease has been studied for several years, with some scientists going so far as to …

Diabetes

5 Exercises for the Perfect Beginner Bodyweight Workout

[caption id="attachment_64528" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Pond5[/caption]If you’ve committed to exercising every day this month (and want …

What sugar does to your brain

To tell the story of what sugar does to your brain, you have to start with the thought that triggers your need for a hit of sweetness.<p>It often …

Diets

Here's What Will Happen 10,000 Years From Now, According to Science

We come from the far future.<p>Imagining the future of humanity, our planet, and everything we hold dear in our corner of the cold dark Universe is …

Alzheimer's treatment: Diabetes drug holds promise for fighting disease after 'significantly reversing' memory loss

A drug developed for type 2 diabetes significantly reverses memory loss and could have potential as a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other …

Canola oil linked to Alzheimer's complications in new study

Canola is generally considered a healthy oil thanks to its ability to reduce LDL cholesterol in the blood and lower the risk of heart disease. A new …

Neurodegeneration: New cell death mechanism revealed

New research reveals how a dysfunction in the brain's so-called self-digestion system leads to cell death in neurodegenerative disorders. The newly …

Bill Gates' newest mission: Curing Alzheimer's

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that.<p>"I believe there is a solution," he told me without hesitation.<p>"Any type of treatment …

Dementia

Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's

Fresh evidence that the body's immune system interacts directly with the brain could lead to a new understanding of diseases from multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer's.<p>A study of human and monkey brains found lymphatic vessels — a key part of the body's immune system — in a membrane that surrounds the …

Immune System

We Are Closer Than Ever to Unlimited Clean Energy

For centuries, humans have dreamed of harnessing the power of the sun to energize our lives here on Earth. But we want to go beyond collecting solar …

Physics

Some Alzheimer's Patients Appear to Be 'Resistant' to Memory Loss, Study Suggests

They had clear signs of Alzheimer’s, but retained excellent memory.<p>A small study on elderly participants with above average memory has shown evidence …