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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Electric Current May Boost Memory in People with Cognitive Disorders

By Jessica Berman - WASHINGTON—People with cognitive problems - including memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease - may someday be able to have their...

Mindfulness Movement a ‘Revolution’ for Stressed Americans

  By Jerome Socolovsky - It used to be done mainly at spiritual retreats and in yoga centers, but now mindfulness meditation is practiced in...

German Study Hints Diabetes Drug Cuts Alzheimer’s Risk

A large German study is the latest clinical trial to suggest that a cheap generic treatment for diabetes can stave off symptoms of Alzheimer's...

Vine is taking over Hawaii, but don’t call it an invasive species

Vine - Twitters' video sharing application - is the latest social media craze in Hawaii. Those not familiar with the application can imagine what a...

Dinosaur Descendants Shrank to Survive

Not all dinosaurs went extinct. Some are alive today in the form of birds. A new study finds that shrinking helped these birds continue...

Exercise Could Stem Alzheimer’s Onset

Researchers have discovered yet another reason to hit the gym. A new study of older adults who were at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease claims...

Study: Gastric Bypass Procedure Reverses Type 2 Diabetes

By Carol Pearson - A new study at the Cleveland Clinic shows that bariatric surgery reverses Type 2 diabetes 90 percent of the time,...

Vietnamese Consumers Shop for ‘Safe’ Vegetables on Internet

HANOI — In Vietnam, there are rising concerns about the excessive use of pesticides on crops. To ensure their vegetables are safe, some consumers...

Study Links Obesity to How Well We Digest Carbs

Obesity may be genetically linked to how our bodies digest carbohydrates, according to a new study from Imperial College London. The body uses carbohydrates from...

Scientists To Study Chocolate’s Health Benefits

WASHINGTON — Dark chocolate is known to help prevent heart disease, but eating too much of it may be not so good for your...