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Dr. Claims "Bill Clinton’s Madness result of Heart-Bypass Surgery"

We Need to Understand and Show Some Compassion according to Dr. John McDougall!!

One of the savviest politicians of our generation, known for his wit, charm, and calm under extreme pressure, Bill Clinton appears out of character in the speeches and interviews televised since his bypass

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Mediterranean Diet and Age-Related Cognitive Decline

John A. Rumberger, PhD, MD, FACC, FSCCT

It is believed that ‘oxidative’ stress and atherosclerosis contribute partly to age related loss of cognitive ability. Studies using the so called “Mediterranean Diet” – an antioxidant rich diet of low carbohydrates, plentiful fruits, vegetables, nuts, olive oil, and lean sources of protein – may be the most beneficial in lowering the risk for heart and vascular disease. 176 more words

Medical News

Great Food for Your Body, Heart and Brain

When I was 7 years old, I read in the sequel to Little Women that oatmeal made you smart. So I demanded that my mother feed me oatmeal on the day of my spelling test. 1,726 more words


More on the Myth of Cognitive Decline

This post builds on an earlier healthy memory blog post, “The Myth of Cognitive Decline.”  That post summarized research in which simulations indicated that the slow down in processing by older adults could be accounted for by the vastly increased amount of information they have managed to store.  396 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

What kind of drunk are you?

Some psychologists believe that we turn into one of four character types when we are drunk.

Ernest Hemingway – someone who is barely affected by excess alcohol… 250 more words


Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring

There is a new Journal out there for those of you interested in dementia research: Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring. This Journal is part of the Alzheimer’s & Dementia (A&D) and Alzheimer’s Association (1) family, but unlike its big brother, A&D, Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring (cutely shortened to DADM) is Open Access, which means you can read all the articles for free online (just follow the link above). 119 more words


[ARTICLE] New Directions in Research and Therapies in Traumatic Brain Injury - Full Text HTML/PDF


Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant cause of disability and death and its incidence is rising in some specific populations. TBI can result in various disabilities, cognitive problems and psychiatric disorders, depending on the location of the injury and premorbid patient conditions. 249 more words