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 […]

Vitamin D Deficiency in Childhood May Pose Heart Hazards

Vitamin D Deficiency in Childhood May Pose Heart Hazards

Vitamin D levels in childhood may be a key indicator of adult heart health as a long-term research study from the University of Turku (UT) in Finland found a correlation between deficiency of this nutrient and hazardous heart conditions later in life. The study, recently released by the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, found that a shortage […]

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