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Olive oil shows signs of protecting memory

The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil, a major component of the Mediterranean diet. 625 more words

Everyday Science

Every Day A Little Death - Confessions Of A Rotten Little Bastard, Part 24

Every day a little death
In the parlor, in the bed,
In the curtains, in the silver,
In the buttons, in the bread.
Every day a little sting… 746 more words

Confessions

Plant reveals anti-Alzheimer's compounds

Japanese scientists develop a new technique to isolate active therapeutic compounds for Alzheimer’s disease from plants.

— By Conn Hastings

Japanese scientists have developed a method to isolate and identify active compounds in plant medicines, which accurately accounts for drug behavior in the body. 582 more words

Science

Secret GOP Healthcare Plan Revealed

If you are wondering what might be in the super-secret Senate bill on revamping the nation’s healthcare system–wonder no more. For I am about to reveal the details based upon some recent personal input on the matter. 1,727 more words

Politics

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month

We all hear jokes about “senior moments,” like walking into a room and then promptly forgetting why. But Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is not the normal process of aging and really is nothing to laugh about. 622 more words

Public Health

For Alzheimer’s Patients, Every Day is the Longest Day

June 21st is not only the longest day of the calendar year, but it is also a special day focused on Alzheimer’s disease (AD), an irreversible progressive form of dementia that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. 358 more words

Research