Jeroen Wilhelmus

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Turns out, you really can think yourself young

You’re only as old as you feel, as the saying goes.<p>It turns out there may be some truth behind it: New research suggests people who feel younger than …

The Brain

How Scientists Discovered a New Type of Depression

Which could lead to new treatment.<p>Depression affects approximately 322 million people across the world, or approximately 2.5 percent of the world’s …

Research

Babies in Mexico City Show Signs of Alzheimer’s. Blame Air Pollution.

A new study, published Wednesday, suggests the disease takes shape earlier than previously suspected and that environmental factors may be to blame.<p>A …

Four Surprising Potential Health Benefits of Nicotine

As long as you're not smoking it, of course.<p>Let’s make one thing clear: cigarettes are terrible. Because science is usually hard to prove definitively, journalists and scientists almost always say that things—like, for instance, processed meat or lack of exercise—“may” increase your risk of cancer. …

nonsmokers

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Dementia

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

I wish someone had told me when I first began my journey into a life of my own that where I needed to begin was sitting on the floor, with my eyes closed. I wish someone had told me that my first step, the first step anyone must take is inward.<p>I wish someone had told me when I felt I had nothing to …

15+ Enchanting Products for People Who Love the Ocean

Mesmerizing, mysterious, and teeming with wildlife, many creatives look to the ocean as a source of inspiration. While this enduring trend has resulted in a sea of similarly-themed products, we've waded through them to bring you a selection of our favorite gifts for ocean lovers.<p>In this collection, …

Remote Italian Village Has Over 2,000 Residents That Are Living Past 100 Years Old

The elixir of life may very well exist in a small Italian village called Acciaroli located south of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. While known for its quiet fishing villages, beautiful historic buildings, rolling hills and dramatic coastlines, Acciaroli is also home to an unusually high number of …

Medicine

The 7 Worst Foods for Your Brain

Your brain is the most important organ in your body. It keeps your heart beating, lungs breathing and all the systems in your body functioning. …

Britain's cinemas are becoming dementia friendly. This is how.

Picture the scene: the front row of a cozy cinema a few weeks before Christmas, the credits for "White Christmas" rolling and festive snacks being served in the aisles.<p>But there are a few differences from a normal film holiday cinema screening. The house lights are still on. The film volume is …

Augmented reality app shows how indoor plants can improve air quality and mood

We've seen some interesting ways that augmented reality can inform purchasing decisions by superimposing products into our living rooms and even into …

Plants

New Atlas

Scientists May Have Finally Uncovered The Alzheimer’s ‘Trigger’

Despite millions invested in treating and combating the disease, Alzheimer’s is poised to affect an estimated 16 million American seniors by …

4 Proven Ways to Deal With Stress Without Shutting Down, Giving Up or Taking Meds

Stress grinds people down but don't underestimate measures as simple as a better perspective or a walk around the block for dealing with it effectively.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Stress happens. In fact, stress is perfectly normal and, in some cases, even …

Self-help

Women Have Higher Brain Activity Than Men Because No Duh

All women overthink things. Our thoughts tend to go into overdrive and we become super analytical about the smallest details: conversations, body …

Alzheimer's disease: Targeting enzyme may reverse memory loss

A new study has suggested that it may be possible to reverse the memory loss that occurs in Alzheimer's disease with drugs that selectively block the …

Dementia

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Dementia

Voeding bij ontstekingen

Er zijn grofweg twee vormen van ontstekingen: de klassieke acute, die gepaard gaat met roodheid, hitte, zwelling, pijn en functieverlies) en de …

Hormonen en stoffen in ons milieu/eten/cosmetica

Hormoonverstoring<p>Iedereen die de aflevering van Zembla van 19 december 2013 en van 10 juni 2015 heeft gezien over de hormoon-verstorende werking van …