A Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Dementia Discovered

A Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Dementia Discovered

For years now, scientific research has uncovered a variety of problems caused by lack of sleep. A recent study published in Neurology has shed some light on a new potential problem. In this new study, lack of rapid eye movement or REM sleep comes with an increased risk of dementia. REM sleep is just one
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Study Shows Standing Exercises Are Better for Preserving Mobility

Study Shows Standing Exercises Are Better for Preserving Mobility

One of the biggest issues with age is becoming less mobile. To that end, there are many senior exercise programs designed to help improve or preserve mobility. These programs mostly involve exercises while sitting down. However, that might not be the best way to improve mobility. A new study published in the Journal of the
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Medication Safety Tips

Medication Safety Tips

As we get older, the odds of us taking more medications go up. Whether it be prescription, over-the-counter, or even vitamins, medications taken incorrectly and haphazardly are a great health risk. Below are some guidelines to follow when dealing with medications. Take medicine as prescribed. Following the label and directions on the bottle is key
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PTSD Research Helps Track Down a Cause of Alzheimer’s

PTSD Research Helps Track Down a Cause of Alzheimer’s

New Research involving PTSD may be uncovering a genetic cause of Alzheimer’s.Researchers from the University Medical Center Goettingen in Germany studied mice to see if there were any molecular connections between fear conditioning and early onset dementia. They came to this hypothesis after examining studies that have shown links between PTSD and Alzheimer’s before. Those
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