Topic: alzheimer’s disease

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5 Amazing Facts About Your Sense of Smell

The nose is more than a placeholder for glasses. It’s the center for breathing, which sustains physical and mental health, and the sense of smell, which influences emotions, memories and moods. Review incredible facts about your sense of smell as featured in Everyday Health. 1. One trillion odors – Ever find that some friends and … Read Full Article

Peanut Butter and Alzheimer’s

Early detection of Alzheimer’s could be as easy as smelling peanut butter. Every 67 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and over 5 million Americans now are living with it, reports the Alzheimer’s Association. Researchers continually explore ways to diagnose the disease to hopefully find a cure. Peanut butter sensitivity tests Graduate student … Read Full Article

Hearing Loss Accelerates Brain Shrinkage

As people age, it’s natural for the brain to shrink. And for years, medical professionals have understood that the brain structure of those with hearing impairment is different from that of people with normal hearing.

Alzheimer's disease

Scientists Identify Possible Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s Disease

Most people know someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Approximately 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, 5.2 million are age 65 and over, but at least 200,000 are under 65. Scientists predict that by 2050, up to 16 million people will have the disease.

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Women Encouraged to Invest in Their Health and Fitness

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day – September 29, 2010 – provides an opportunity for women to take a few minutes to evaluate their personal health and fitness and develop a plan to improve, such as making time for regular physical activity or eating more nutritious meals.


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