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L-Carnitine treatment reduces severity of physical and mental fatigue and increases cognitive functions in centenarians: a randomized and controlled clinical trial

L-Carnitine treatment reduces severity of physical and mental fatigue and increases cognitive functions in centenarians: a randomized and controlled clinical trial

Can Exercise Enhance Insulin Sensitivity?

Can Exercise Enhance Insulin Sensitivity?

A lot depends on how our cells respond to the chemical insulin. Insulin is a hormone, created in the pancreas, that functions by enhancing the way cells take in glucose. Higher levels of dietary carbohydrate...
Studies Probe Links Between Childhood Asthma and Obesity

Studies Probe Links Between Childhood Asthma and Obesity

Five Ways to Fight Depression (Without Drugs!)

Five Ways to Fight Depression (Without Drugs!)

By: Austin Perlmutter, MD, Medical Student, Miller School of Medicine Depression is the leading cause of disability in young Americans, a significant burden for those affected and those around them. With so...
How Sunshine Builds a Better Brain

How Sunshine Builds a Better Brain

Growth hormone for the brain. What a concept. Truth is, science has indeed identified a protein that does exactly that. It’s called brain-derived neurotrophic hormone (BDNF). While this may sound compelling ...
Stem Cell Therapy Proven to Increase Memory

Stem Cell Therapy Proven to Increase Memory

We’ve all come to accept the notion that our brain will continue to shrink as we age. Nowhere is this decline more impactful than in the hippocampus, the brain’s memory center, one of the primary brain areas...
Getting the Answers

Getting the Answers

Last month, you may have seen a post on my Facebook page about an interview I had done with Medscape. A few weeks later, the interview was made available to the general public on WebMD. The main focus of the...
Physical exercise as a preventive or disease-modifying treatment of dementia and brain aging

Physical exercise as a preventive or disease-modifying treatment of dementia and brain aging

Diabetes and Dementia Risk

Diabetes and Dementia Risk

Over the past several years I have been calling attention to the profound relationship that exists between elevation of blood sugar and risk for developing dementia. This evolving body of knowledge stems fro...
Exercise programs for people with dementia

Exercise programs for people with dementia