Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s disease’
The quest for new, natural approaches has taken herbalists to the corners of the earth in search of plant-based treatments for disease. As it turns out, one such remedy may have been under their feet the whole time. Found deep within in the shady forests of the Far East, this plant has been a mainstay of traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. And now, a growing body of scientific evidence suggests that it may help improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. So just what is this powerful plant-based product?
Continue reading Huperzine A: A Natural Fix for Alzheimer’s?
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Tags: acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors, acetylcholine, Alzheimer's disease, Chinese club moss, cognition, dementia, Huperzia serrate, huperzine A, memory, myasthenia gravis
Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas reveal that people who are physically fit in middle age are less likely to develop early chronic disease and may live a bit longer than those who are not fit. The study, which was led by Dr. Jarett Berry, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the university, examined the data on nearly 19,000 people with a median age of 49 who were enrolled in the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study, which followed their health since 1970. The researchers then looked up data from the Medicare claims information when participants […]
Continue reading Mid-Life Fitness for Longevity
Posted in: Exercise, Fitness, Longevity, Midlife Fitness, News Briefs
Tags: Alzheimer's disease, chronic diseases, chronic kidney disease, chronic lung disease, colon or lung cancer, congestive heart failure, heart disease, live a bit longer, physically fit in middle age, type 2 diabetes
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