Tag Archive | "research"

doctor, physician

Picking A physician: Convenience Over Reputation Wins

Convenience and access win out over reputation when people over 50 look for a physician for themselves, a new study finds. But online ratings and reviews of physicians play an important role, and should receive attention from providers and policymakers.

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eating,

Eating Out 2 Or More Days Weekly Could Shorten Your Life

Eating out is a popular activity worldwide. But, new research reveals that consuming restaurant food two or more days a week is significantly associated with an increased risk of death.

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brain, Alzheimer's, Alzheimer

Brain Sensor Offers Alzheimer’s Answers

Through a brain sensor, Julius Zhu, PhD, and his collaborators have found an explanation for why Alzheimer’s drugs have limited effectiveness and why patients get much worse after going off of them.

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flavonol, plant

Plant protein Diet Lowers Risk Of Dementia-Related Death

Postmenopausal women who ate high levels of plant protein had lower risks of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death compared with women who ate less plant proteins.

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Steps, happiness

The Key To Happiness: Friends Or Family?

Think spending time with your kids and spouse is the key to your happiness? You may actually be happier getting together with your friends.

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blood, vaccine

Blood Test For Alzheimer’s Disease A Step Closer

An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of dementia.

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