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The Gum Disease–Alzheimer's Connection You Need To Know About

New study, published in Science Advances, solidifies the connection between gum disease and Alzheimer's disease.

3 Simple Things To Do Every Day For A Healthy Brain

Simple lifestyle changes can combat inflammation and help protect your brain.

Gary Kaplan, D.O.
July 19 2016

My Husband Battled Early-Onset Alzheimer's For 10 Years. Here's What It Was Really Like To Be His Caregiver

"Throughout his illness, my husband suffered hallucinations where thought half of his body was someone else's. He would get frustrated and start...

Diana Dijak
June 28 2016

Researchers Just Answered An Important Question About Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s is a debilitating disease that affects an estimated 5.3 million Americans. But beyond its widespread reach, there's not much we know for...

Emma Loewe
February 17 2016

The Surprising Health Benefit Of Drinking Champagne

Bring out the bubbly. It's an occasion for celebration.

Emi Boscamp
November 10 2015

What I Learned About Life After My Mother Was Diagnosed With Dementia

In July 2014, I reluctantly moved my 93-year-old mother from a retirement home to an assisted living facility for residents with memory impairment. As...

Jan P. Patterson
November 9 2015

The Two Most Important Things We Can All Do To Protect Our Brain Health

When I was in medical school in the 1960s, the prevailing belief was that once we reached physical maturity, our brains ceased to make new brain...

Roger Landry, M.D., MPH
November 8 2015

The #1 Health Myth You Still Believe About Red Wine ... But Shouldn't

Nothing's better than hearing that the delicious foods we're already eating also have some pretty big health benefits. (Case in point: dark chocolate...

How I’ve Found Strength Through My Father's Alzheimer’s

My once vibrant father, a retired astronomy professor with a Ph.D. in physics, hasn’t known night from day for more than three years now.

Tara Reed
September 28 2015

Why Low-Fat Diets Wreck Your Brain Health + What To Do About It

These days, we’re struggling with an undeniable epidemic of brain problems.

You're Never Too Young To Start Thinking About Brain Health. Here's Why

Alzheimer's disease, a disease for which there is no cure or particularly meaningful treatment, can begin in the brain decades — not weeks or even...

Max Lugavere
January 13 2015

Why Drugs Aren't Always The Best Solution For Anxiety & Insomnia

I'm all about helping you age-proof your body and mind — sharing the secrets to a long life that's filled with purpose and joy, no matter what...

Why The Best Time To Think About Brain Health Is NOW

I’m a super fan of the human brain. With 86 billion neurons, to it we owe everything that makes sentient life great. Our art, music, technology,...

Max Lugavere
September 29 2014

This Is Your Brain On Exercise (Infographic)

We all know that exercise gets you toned, increases strength and makes you feel great. But oh, it does so much more.

September 13 2014

What You Should Eat To Grow Your Brain

Psychiatrist Dr. Drew Ramsey discusses how poor diets and a lack of nutrients have harmed our brains, causing anxiety and depression, and why a client...

August 20 2014

Those Lacking Vitamin D Are Twice As Likely To Get Dementia

Older people who do not get enough vitamin D face a much higher risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease, the largest study of its kind on the topic...

August 7 2014

Not Sleeping Enough Makes You Age Faster

We already know that getting enough sleep plays a huge role in health, from maintaining a healthy weight and staving off the common cold, to just...

July 3 2014

3 Tests To Find Out If You Could Get Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is now at epidemic proportions. With 5.2 million Americans and 1 in 8 people 65 and over currently living with the condition,...

Could This Protein Keep You Young (And Keep You Smart)?

While the elixir of life remains a fantastical concept, scientists have discovered something pretty darn incredible. A protein known to increase...

May 9 2014