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How to check your blood sugar correctly

People with diabetes should check their blood glucose levels regularly. Most of the time they do not know how to check blood sugar correctly. The blood...

Do vitamin D supplements help with diabetes, weight loss, and blood pressure?

Vitamin D is a nutrient your body needs for building and maintaining healthy bones. That's because your body can only absorb calcium, the primary component of...

Dementia: How to prevent cognitive decline

Physical activity, nutrition and cognitively stimulating activities are all known to be good ways to prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia. And older adults at risk...

Heart disease strongly linked to dementia, Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from the University of Sheffield, researchers found heart disease can directly cause brain dysfunction early on which could lead to...

Weight loss can help reduce dementia risk

Obesity is defined as excessive body fat that increases your risk of other health problems. A person with a body mass index (BMI) above 30 is...

The role meat may play in triggering Parkinson’s disease

Is there a recommended diet for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD)? Research suggests that eating a whole-food plant-based diet, rich in a variety of fresh fruits...

9 unhealthy habits that damage your brain

You do a few things you know you shouldn’t -- we all do. But some of those bad habits can take a toll on your...

Global dementia cases will triple by 2050

In a new study from the University of Washington, researchers found the number of adults living with dementia worldwide is expected to nearly triple,...

What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease?

What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease? It is a very common question that many individuals ask. Simply speaking, dementia is a broad term...

13 things your doctor can check to preserve your brain health

In a new statement from AHA, researchers found primary care clinics can play an important role in preserving patients’ brain health using the American Heart...