Common Drugs Help Short-Term, but May Hurt Brain Long-Term

Common Drugs Help Short-Term, but May Hurt Brain Long-Term

Those plagued with allergies, sleeping problems and other regular ailments take comfort in the numerous pills out there, many of which no longer require prescriptions, to staunch the symptoms. Additionally, it is common knowledge that all drugs have side effects, ranging from drowsiness to scarier, “rare” possibilities. However, a new study shows that some of […]

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Are Not the Same

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Are Not the Same

A common misconception is that Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are the same illness. Medical News Today (MNT) explains that Alzheimer’s is a disease that causes the brain to forget how to make the body function until the organs shut down. By contrast, dementia, as defined by MNT, is a collective term used to describe a variety of […]

Blocking Brain Protein Could Stop Aging Memory Loss

Blocking Brain Protein Could Stop Aging Memory Loss

It is no secret that as people get older things are harder to remember. This happens because as people age, their brain chemistry changes. The body contains a protein that interrupts the brain’s cell repair system, as people age, this protein, beta2-microglobin (B2M), builds up in the cerebrospinal fluid and the blood. This buildup of […]

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