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What are the symptoms of low testosterone?

Testosterone is a sex hormone often associated with males, though females have small amounts. If a male has a low level of testosterone, the symptoms …

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5 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's and Why It's Important to Start Now

Drop the Soduko and adopt these simple habits to stand a chance against Alzheimers and other brain diseases.<p>July 03, 2018<p>This past weekend my …

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Dementia

How one Australian politician views the gun debate in the US

It took one mass shooting for Australia to pass gun reform.<p>There have been 1,607 mass shootings in the United States since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Connecticut — none of which have been met with successful gun control legislation from the US Congress.<p>Many activists pushing for gun …

Reduce Tension with Progressive Muscle Relaxation

<b>Move To Your Neck.</b> Next, completely tense your neck and shoulders, again inhaling and counting to eight. Then exhale and relax. Again, this step can …

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

What are simple partial seizures?

A simple partial seizure takes place on one side of the brain. Usually, people experiencing a simple partial seizure do not lose consciousness or …

Researchers have stumbled upon an old drug that might treat Alzheimer’s

For a group of lab mice suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, it’s a case of an old drug having new tricks—a new development that might one day help humans.<p>A study published in the journal Brain Research shows that a drug created to treat Type 2 diabetes could slow down and even reverse memory loss …

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 …

Dementia

The mindfulness practice many highly successful people share

Tim Ferriss, self-help guru and author of <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i>, has spent the past year interviewing professionals at the top of their field. He found …

This Living Light is powered by a houseplant

Imagine a lamp that doesn’t need to be plugged in – and that you have to water once a week. Ermi van Oers is making it happen with this incredible …

Dementia breakthrough? Brain-training game 'significantly reduces risk'

A recent study has been hailed as a "breakthrough" in dementia prevention, after finding that a brain-training exercise can lower the risk of the …

Dementia

13 Genius Tips From Therapists That Will Improve Your Mental Health

Of course, everyone brings their own set of experiences to the table and some people might be living with mental illnesses that make things more complicated. But hopefully you might be able to find a few pieces of advice here that can help life feel a little easier.<p><i>By the way, if you’re feeling</i> …

Mental Health

New neuroscience reveals 2 rituals that will make you more mindful

You want to get to work but instead you surf the internet. You want to diet but instead you eat enough candy to give an entire 2nd grade classroom …

Alzheimer's blow as new-hope drug fails final tests

A new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease has failed to pass its final stage tests.<p>Despite earlier promise, the drug RVT-101, also known as …

How to reduce brain inflammation with a keto diet

New research uncovers and replicates the mechanism by which a ketogenic diet curbs brain inflammation. The findings pave the way for a new drug …

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7 Brain and Body Supplements for Limitless Performance

Take your business game to the next level by improving cognitive performance and enhancing your body's natural chemistry.<p>Even the finest margins can have a massive impact on peak performance and general levels of well-being and success. Whether it's pushing yourself physically or mentally, there …

Algorithm warns two years before dementia begins

Using artificial intelligence techniques and big data, scientists have developed an algorithm that can recognize the signatures of dementia two years …

How to Train Your Brain to Be More Optimistic

Wellness<p>The glass is half full — here’s how to see it that way.<p>Do you tend to see the positive, even in trying situations? Or do you immediately assume the worst and focus on the negative?<p>When it comes to how we view the world, most of us fall into one of two categories: optimist or pessimist. And …

Immune System

Fish oil may prevent seizures by boosting brain estrogen levels

A fatty acid abundant in fish oil could yield a new medication for the treatment of epilepsy, a new study suggests, after finding that it reduced …

Estrogens

The Supplement Industry Is Barely Regulated And It's Endangering Actual Lives

"Most people don't consider it a medication... and so she didn't tell us."<p>When Pouya Jamshidi, a resident at Weill Cornell Medical College, delivered …

Mayo Clinic

Life-extending protein could treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

New research has shown that a naturally occurring protein can improve cognition in mice with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease-like …

Alzheimer's Disease

Get on your bike and fight off dementia

Although there is general agreement that physical exercise slows cognitive impairment and dementia in older people, nobody has been able to explain …

These preventive measures might help delay dementia or cognitive decline

<b>(Shutterstock/DedMityay)</b><p>A combination of dieting and exercise right now can help you in the future<p>Judith Graham<p>July 22, 2017 7:29pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News.<p>In a landmark report, scientists have endorsed three strategies for preventing dementia and cognitive …

Buddhist Mindfulness Training & Qigong Practice

The Best of Both Worlds<p>A major theme in Buddhist Mindfulness practice is insight into impermanence (aniccha). There is a deep link between the …

Mindfulness

Benefits Of Qigong

Taoist Yoga Meets Modern Science<p>The ancient practice of Qigong (life-force cultivation) – a form of Taoist Yoga – has numerous benefits. These …

These 4 Women Say Hypnosis Changed Their Lives

Could it work for you?<p>Suspend your disbelief about hypnosis, and while you're at it, forget about swinging watches and the phrase "You're getting sleepy." Despite the fact that people have been using hypnotherapy for decades to help them ditch behaviors like overeating and smoking—and that major …

Hypnotherapy

Why sleep is more important than exercise or diet – and how to get better shut-eye

It's hard to overstate just how important sleep is in terms of our health. I know, because I learned the hard way.<p>My first job was as a stockbroker, which meant waking at 5am, starting work at 7am, and then often staying out in the evenings to entertain clients. I can’t count the amount of times my …