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Why The Brain’s Clock Mechanism Starts Degenerating In Middle Age

A new study has found that the mechanism that controls our :body clock” starts to degenerate in middle age. [...]

Accentuate The Positive And Age Better

A new study used neuroimaging to look at areas of the brain to see whether positive thinking helps us age better. [...]

Substance Found To be Effective In Improving Memory

Researchers have isolated a compound that may improve memory and slow down the onset of dementia, such as that caused by Alzheimer’s Disease. [...]

US Life Expectancy Lagging Other Industrialized Nations

Given the fact that Americans spent twice as much per person health care as people in any other industrialized nation, you’d expect to see some positive results. Unfortunately, we’re not getting value for our money. A study1 by researchers from the United States and the United Kingdom have compared life expectancies in the U.S. [...]

The Koch’s Plot To Destroy Social Security

The Koch brothers have mounted a campaign to kill Social Security. Here’s their strategy and the results so far. [...]

Olive Oil May Help Seniors Avoid Strokes

A new study suggests that consuming olive oil as an alternative to other cooking fats and as part of a healthy balanced diet that is low in saturated fat and salt may help seniors avoid strokes. [...]

Scientists May Have Discovered A Way To Block Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists find antibodies that block the development of Alzheimer’s. [...]

Senators Reintroduce The Caring For An Aging America Act

The Caring for an Aging America Act has been introduced for the third time, but is it likely that the Republicans will let it pass into law? [...]

Stomach Ulcer Bacteria May Also Be Linked To Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists have found a possible link between a bacteria that causes stomach ulcers and the onset of Parkinson’s Disease. [...]

Studies Link Genes To Obesity and Dementia

Two studies that follow up on existing knowledge of particular genes have found links to obesity and dementia. [...]

So Be It – Axing Government Jobs – Part 3 – Social Security Administration

In the third article in our series on ways that the GOP might make cuts in government jobs we look at the Social Security Administration. [...]

Tea Party Sets Out To Axe Medicare and Medicaid Benefits

The Tea Party and GOP say that they want to overhaul Medicare and Medicaid to save taxpayer’s money. That’s what they say, but it’s far from the truth. These bullies are simply trying to rob the poor, the needy and seniors to line the pockets of their corporate masters. [...]

Link Found Between Hypertension And Declining Walking Speed

Many studies have proven that walking as little as a mile several times a week is good for our health. New research has discovered an, as yet unexplained, link between high blood pressure and walking speed. [...]

New Dementia Care Model Improves Health And Lowers Costs

A new model for dementia care resulted in improved health for older adults and their family caregivers and lower healthcare costs. [...]

The High Speed Network Inside Our Heads

New research has shown that the white matter in the brain, which connects the gray matter areas, plays a larger role than was previously believed. [...]

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