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Alzheimer’s News February 2019

Alzheimer’s NEWS Two recent studies highlight key aspects of brain damage and path recovery. Let’s go over them. Nutrition.  In the journal by that same name, Nutrition, New Zealand based researchers Bloom, Shaw and Rucklidge describe “The Ketogen …


Type 2 Diabetes and the Brain

Did you know that researchers find an utterly clear and repeatedly confirmed connection between eating too much sugar (it’s less than one might think!), keeping too much of it in our blood (happens naturally as we age), and then cluttering up our brain …


Mold and Your Brain

Where is the mold? We all think of mold as a bit of bathtub grime or perhaps a bloom on something that should be tossed from the refrigerator and not eaten. Perhaps it was a science project in elementary school: “how many colors of mold are there?” Of …


Pre-eclampsia and dementia

A study just released showed that women with a history of pre-eclampsia (hypertension, edema, and protein in the urine during pregnancy) have a marked (350%!!!) increased risk of dementia. The risk is primarily for vascular dementia, which is not stric …


Out With the Old… Brain Housecleaning!

Of course when you buy a couch, you have to find a way to get the old one out of the living room before you bring in the new one. Your brain is very similar: there is a clear mechanism for sorting memories into two categories, keep as permanent or disc …


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