Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Look into the Theatrical Depiction of Alzheimer’s

There have been many interpretations of Alzheimer’s disease in the film industry and one recent film has peaked much interest. This new film tells the story of a linguistics professor, Alice Howlitz, who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age fifty. The … Continue reading

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Running May Lower Alzheimer’s Death Risk

A new study echoes previous findings that running 15 miles weekly may have a 40 percent risk reduction of death from Alzheimer’s disease.  The study also found that eating three or more pieces of fruit a day had a 60 … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet May Help Slow Aging

Researchers have found that women who eat a more Mediterranean style food tend to age at a slower rate. A Mediterranean diet consists of many antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, fish, olive oil, and moderate … Continue reading

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Importance of Exercise Emphasized by Expert

Exercise as a health decline prevention method has been highly stressed by the chief exercise physiologist with San Antonio Health, Bob Barnard.  He noted that every movement can be seen as an improvement to the quality of life and an … Continue reading

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