Michael Ruiz

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Type 2 Diabetes Was Misdiagnosed All Along, It Could Actually Be Several Diseases

This could change everything.<p>What if diabetes wasn't just one condition with two types, but a whole bunch of diseases under the same label?<p>That's the …

Diabetes

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 …

Flurry of Health-Care Deals Reflects Shift Away From Hospitals

Managed-care companies such as Humana are plunging deeper into the business of delivering health care outside hospitals<p>A recent burst of deal-making among health-care companies is set to accelerate the shift in how and where Americans get medical care—away from hospitals and toward clinics, …

25 Essential Street Photography Tips and Techniques

1. Long distance flashShoot from a longer distance, around 5 meters, and use a flash.Some of these shots with film LEICA MP+ 35mm, at f8, Leica SF20, …

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, showed no mercy to Jon Kabat-Zinn in May 1970. The man now considered the godfather of modern mindfulness was a graduate student from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an anti-Vietnam-war protester, agitating alongside the Black Panthers and …

Mindfulness

We may finally have a map that shows how memories are made

Which Way to the Amygdala?<p>What’s a computation device that we all carry with us, that holds all of the most important information about our lives, …

Brain implant boosts memory for first time ever

<i>In brief: A professor built a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and working memory by 25 percent. The device could prove life-changing for the growing segment of the population impacted by Alzheimer's and dementia.</i><p>A BIONIC MEMORY BOOST<p>With everyone from Elon …

The Brain

Discovery may show earliest stage of Alzheimer's

A new way to detect Alzheimer’s disease at the earliest stages has been reported in a study led by researchers at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical …

Infographic: Wearables in Healthcare | mHealth

Infographic visualization created by Boston Technology illustrates the facts, trends, different types, challenges and future of wearables in …

Alzheimer's: Targeting ApoE gene may 'stop the disease'

A new study published in the journal <i>Nature</i> has uncovered a new role for a gene known to be key in the development of Alzheimer's disease: ApoE. This …

Dementia

Alzheimer's disease: New genetic culprit found

So far, the consensus among scientists has been that the ApoE4 gene is the main marker of Alzheimer's disease and many other dementias. But new …

Dementia

Photographer dad composites his kids into the most hilarious scenarios

Usually, it’s a gradual transition, you go from zero kids to one kid to two. Gives you time to get used to the havoc. But sometimes, God blesses you …

Parenting

AI can detect Alzheimer's 10 years before symptoms show up

Various researchers around the globe are developing ways to detect Alzheimer's as early as possible. After all, early detection gives people the power seek treatment that can slow down the condition's effects, as well as enough time to get their legal and financial affairs in order. Some decided to …

'Alarming' rise in Alzheimer's deaths placing NHS under 'heavy strain'

Deaths from Alzheimer's disease have risen by a third in the last year, with campaigners warning the "alarming" increase is placing a "heavy strain" …

Dementia

An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis—Before Any Symptoms

A group of researchers is studying a radical change in how the disease is identified<p>An effort is under way that could redefine the way Alzheimer’s is diagnosed, putting the focus on biological changes in the brain rather than on symptoms such as confusion and forgetfulness.<p>Supporters say if their …

Alzheimer's Disease

Bill Gates reveals the biggest public health threats over the next 10 years

The wins include sizable declines in childhood mortality and HIV infection rates, while the ongoing struggles include family planning and equality for women.<p>In a recent conference call with reporters, Bill Gates named infectious and chronic disease as the two biggest public health concerns in the …

Researchers examine potential link between exercise and Alzheimer’s prevention

<i>This is part of a series on aging well.</i><p>Time and again, we've heard that exercise is one of the best defences against dementia. But do we know for sure?<p>Just last month, researchers from Johns Hopkins University challenged this assumption after tracking physical activity in 646 adults for 30 years. …

Denver Alzheimer’s walk wants to be best in the country

Each year, the Denver Walk to End Alzheimer’s is typically among the top five money-earning Alzheimer’s walks in the country. But being one of the …

Wicklow students write beautiful song to raise awarness for Alzheimer's and stroke victims

Students at Coláiste Chill Mhantáin in Wicklow have produced a touching song inspired by loved ones suffering from a stroke, Alzheimer's, and other …

This Startup Is Transforming Alzheimer's Care One Story At A Time

MemoryWell is proving to be one of these solutions. Founded by Jay Newton-Small, a former TIME correspondent, MemoryWell is a D.C. based startup that uses the power of storytelling to improve the long-term care of those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Care Communities use MemoryWell to better …

Alzheimer's Disease

Potential vaccine and oral medication for Alzheimer's Disease in human trials

Focusing on Prevention<p>Researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine are tackling Alzheimer’s disease (AD) …

A Powerful Guide to Creating Double Exposure Images in Photoshop

Double exposures are one of my favorite effects. Luckily for us, unlike in the age of film, we have vastly more control over the final image thanks …

Fine Art Composites: Secrets and Techniques for EPIC RESULTS

In this episode you are going to learn how to shoot your photographs for composites and Fine Art Photography. This concept really helped to PH Daniel …

12 Tips for Outstanding Street Photography

Opportunities for shooting street photography abound, but few people know how to capture evocative images of everyday life. Our 12 simple tips cover …

Ten Tips for Photographing Wildlife Like a Pro

<b>Tip 1: Miss the eyes and you’ve missed the shot.</b> Getting the eyes in focus is key to capturing a photo of an animal. It’s human nature to look at the …

Scientists Use Machine Learning To Spot Alzheimer's Before Onset of Symptoms

Scientists from the Douglas Mental Health University Institute’s Translational Neuroimaging Laboratory at McGill have developed an algorithm that …

Dementia

These Earbuds Let You Record The World In Immersive 3D Audio

The startup Hooke Audio makes a pair of bluetooth earbuds whose layered audio is similar to how we experience sound in the real world.<p>It’s amazing what we tolerate when it comes to recorded sound. Take your smartphone, for instance. With each annual upgrade cycle comes notable enhancements in specs …

Now, You Can Sleep in a Frank Gehry in Spanish Wine Country

Finally, our wildest Rioja-fueled design dreams are coming true.<p>The singular vision of Canadian architect Frank Gehry is recognizable across the globe. His avant-garde approach to design rocketed him to fame as a leader in his field. To list all of his experimental and otherworldly buildings is a …

5 Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Heal Your Anxiety And Shift Your Mindset

Anxiety is one of the most debilitating and crippling emotions that any of us can experience, with our whole body and mind characterized by an inner …

Mindfulness