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Novel machine learning approach could help predict dementia risk in cognitively healthy older people

Novel machine learning approach could help predict dementia risk in cognitively healthy older people

A machine learning method analyzing large amounts of health information has potential in assessing the risk of cognitively healthy older people for later dementia, according to research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. The new risk assessment tool also presents the individual risk profile in a quickly interpretable visual form. [More]
Hunter-gatherers in East Africa live active lifestyle that helps lower risk for heart disease

Hunter-gatherers in East Africa live active lifestyle that helps lower risk for heart disease

In a remote area of north-central Tanzania, men leave their huts on foot, armed with bows and poison-tipped arrows, to hunt for their next meal. [More]
Vitamin D supplements do not prevent disease in the majority, says study

Vitamin D supplements do not prevent disease in the majority, says study

Current evidence does not support that vitamin D supplementation does anything to help prevent disease among the majority of people, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). [More]
Perinatal mental health interventions deliver many economic and societal benefits

Perinatal mental health interventions deliver many economic and societal benefits

There are clear economic and societal arguments for investing in mental health interventions for women during pregnancy and immediately after birth, a new report by the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science suggests. [More]
MGH researchers find following healthy lifestyle can mitigate genetic risk of heart disease

MGH researchers find following healthy lifestyle can mitigate genetic risk of heart disease

It is well known that following a healthy lifestyle -- not smoking, avoiding excess weight and getting regular exercise - can reduce the risk of heart disease. [More]
UF/IFAS expert provides tips for avoiding common health pitfalls during holidays

UF/IFAS expert provides tips for avoiding common health pitfalls during holidays

​Have you ever reached the end of a holiday buffet with a plate filled with more food than you intended? [More]
Study reveals bidirectional link between executive function and healthy lifestyle

Study reveals bidirectional link between executive function and healthy lifestyle

It should be obvious that those with greater self-control live a healthier lifestyle. After all, it takes self-control to exercise before work, or forego fried food for kale. [More]
Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables combined with regular exercise linked to better cognitive functioning

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables combined with regular exercise linked to better cognitive functioning

It's tempting to dip into the leftover Halloween treats, but new research out of York University has found eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, combined with regular exercise, leads to better cognitive functioning for younger and older adults, and may delay the onset of dementia. [More]
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to research oxygen deprivation

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to research oxygen deprivation

This expedition was a part of our clinical collaboration with the Mayo Clinic. In short, this particular study focused on the effect of altitude and aging on heart and lung function. [More]
Celebrity chef Tonia Buxton gets optimal levels of vitamin D with BetterYou’s oral spray

Celebrity chef Tonia Buxton gets optimal levels of vitamin D with BetterYou’s oral spray

Are you tired? Feeling low? Suffer from headaches, aches and pains? You could be suffering from vitamin D deficiency. [More]
Study finds smartphones not useful in helping adolescents maintain weight loss

Study finds smartphones not useful in helping adolescents maintain weight loss

Teens use smartphones successfully to do almost anything: learn new skills, communicate with friends, do research and catch Pokémon. But a new study finds smartphones aren't as useful for helping teens maintain weight loss. [More]
Diabetes diagnosis linked to cancer development?

Diabetes diagnosis linked to cancer development?

There are many studies that support a link between type 2 diabetes and risk of cancer. The relationship is complex and multifactorial. [More]
Healthy lifestyle could curtail end-of-life disability period in older adults

Healthy lifestyle could curtail end-of-life disability period in older adults

It comes as no surprise that people tend to enjoy a better quality of life when they're able to perform daily activities (eating, dressing, toileting, getting up from a bed or chair, bathing, and walking around the house, for example) without assistance. [More]
New study by Alzheimer’s Research UK highlights lack of dementia prevention research

New study by Alzheimer’s Research UK highlights lack of dementia prevention research

A new study by Alzheimer’s Research UK has highlighted the lack of research into dementia prevention and called for changes to the way risk reduction studies are funded and carried out, in a bid to boost evidence on dementia risk factors. [More]
Living healthy lifestyle could benefit men with high genetic risk of developing bowel cancer

Living healthy lifestyle could benefit men with high genetic risk of developing bowel cancer

Men with a high genetic risk of developing bowel cancer over the next 25 years could have a lower risk of developing the disease if they also have a healthy lifestyle, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in the journal Genetics in Medicine today (Thursday). [More]
New technology for measuring heart health and internal age now available worldwide

New technology for measuring heart health and internal age now available worldwide

VitalSines, Inc. the innovators behind, iheart, the world’s most accurate biological health reader, today announces the heart-monitoring technology is widely available for purchase. [More]
Seattle Children's pediatrician encourages families to adopt mindful eating to prevent obesity

Seattle Children's pediatrician encourages families to adopt mindful eating to prevent obesity

Traditional advice for helping families ensure their children and teens maintain a healthy weight begins with a focus on balancing calories consumed from food and beverages with calories used through physical activity and growth. [More]
UCLA research shows epigenetic clock predicts lifespan

UCLA research shows epigenetic clock predicts lifespan

Why do some people lead a perfectly healthy lifestyle yet still die young? A new international study suggests that the answer lies in our DNA. [More]
Benefits of cardioprotective drugs may extend beyond preventing acute coronary syndromes

Benefits of cardioprotective drugs may extend beyond preventing acute coronary syndromes

Medications prescribed to prevent heart attacks such as statins and aspirin are also associated with reduced heart attack severity, according to research published in PLOS ONE. [More]
Article provides insights into nutrient-rich foods that can help prevent glaucoma

Article provides insights into nutrient-rich foods that can help prevent glaucoma

In general, I recommend that my patients include nutrient-rich foods such as fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. [More]
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