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Vitamin B Supplements More Effective With Higher Omega 3 Levels

Many studies have already proven that vitamin B supplements can help slow mental decline in older individuals. But higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids could boost the effect of vitamin B supplements. Researchers examined more than 250 individuals with mild cognitive impairment. Mild cognitive impairment is when brain function is below what is normally expected… Read More »

Higher HDL Cholesterol Levels Linked To Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

Higher HDL (“good” cholesterol) levels seem to be linked to reduced Alzheimer’s risk in older individuals. High total cholesterol and triglycerides (dyslipidemia) and late-onset Alzheimer’s disease are highly prevalent in western societies. Approximately 1% of individuals age 65 to 69 years develop Alzheimer’s, with the prevalence increasing to over 60% for individuals older than 95… Read More »

Medical News Today: Exercise may increase lifespan ‘regardless of past activity levels’

New research examines the relationship between trends in physical activity levels over time and mortality risk among adults in middle age and older. The findings suggest that it is never too late to start exercising, as becoming more active may lengthen lifespan “regardless of past activity levels.” Becoming physically active can legthen the lifespan of… Read More »

High levels of rare gut bacteria may be linked to restless legs syndrome

SAN ANTONIO – Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) may be more prevalent among patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS), according to preliminary findings from a small, new study. Results show that SIBO was found in all seven participants who have RLS. In contrast, the prevalence of SIBO in the general population is estimated to be no more… Read More »

Workplace stress has reached near-epidemic levels. These 4 tips can keep you sane

Christopher Robbins | Photodisc | Getty Images Workplace stress — having little control but lots of demands — has reached near-epidemic levels. According to The American Institute of Stress, until around 1995, Japan held the record for the number of hours employees work each week. Today Americans work almost a month more than the Japanese… Read More »