Alzheimer’s May be Caused by Poor Diet

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  • A growing body of research suggests there may be a powerful connection between the foods you eat and your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, via similar pathways that cause type 2 diabetes.
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New Research Shows Childhood Adversity Causes Changes in Genetics

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In a look at how major stressors during childhood can change a person’s biological risk for psychiatric disorders, researchers at Butler Hospital have discovered a genetic alteration at the root of the association. The research, published online in PLoS ONE on January 25, 2012, suggests that childhood adversity may lead to epigenetic changes in the human glucocorticoid receptor gene, an important regulator of the biological stress response that may increase risk for psychiatric disorders. Continue reading

Heart Failure Hospitalizations on the Decline

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Here is a study to sink your teeth into. The nationwide rate of being hospitalized for heart failure is on the decline. A major new study has found the positive health news, and it is well worth sharing. Continue reading