Wine for brain health? Maybe

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The alcohol wars are akin to a game of ping pong – a soon as some experts publish a piece of evidence that moderate regular intake of alcohol, especially wine, may be good for you, you can be sure that within days, perhaps within hours or even minutes, some other experts will aver that no, […]

Preventing dementia: early days

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A great deal of the buzz at this year’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference which just wrapped up in London, England, has been about preventing dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia. And that’s a good thing because given how meager the returns have been so far from treating dementia, it’s time […]

Not quite yet

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You should never just read just a headline and a few paragraphs in a medical story and rush out and change what you do based on what you think your learned in that story. This was the actual headline for a recent story in Newsweek: ALZHEIMER’S: HOW EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL PREVENTS BRAIN PLAQUES AND PRESERVES […]