The best supplements for women over 50, say dietitians – Do not eat this

The best supplements for women over 50, say dietitians – Do not eat this

Turning 50 is a major milestone and one that often coincides with noticeable changes in your overall well-being. For many women, this means newfound concerns about health issues that you had not previously thought about, ranging from hormonal changes associated with menopause to changes in your mental health. Fortunately, you do not have to change … Read more

So how much more protection does a COVID booster shot offer?

So how much more protection does a COVID booster shot offer?

Associated Press file image. (AP Photo / Lynne Sladky, File)AP Experts continue to describe COVID-19 vaccines as “extremely” effective. So why is a booster shot necessary at all? And what additional protection does it offer? Note to readers: If you buy something through one of our affiliate links, we can earn a commission.

A cure for type 1 diabetes? For one man, it seems to have worked

A cure for type 1 diabetes?  For one man, it seems to have worked

Brian Shelton’s life was ruled by type 1 diabetes. When his blood sugar dropped, he would lose consciousness without warning. He banged his motorcycle into a wall. He fainted in a customer’s yard while delivering mail. After that episode, his boss asked him to retire after a quarter of a century in the postal service. … Read more

Hopes and concerns about a new drug for Alzheimer’s

Hopes and concerns about a new drug for Alzheimer’s

Not so long ago, Joe Montminy was a demanding market research leader who impressed audiences at conferences around the world. “I loved the job,” he said. Correspondent Susan Spencer asked, “Were you good at this job?” “I would like to think I did a good job with it, yes.” But eventually he felt that the … Read more

When is COVID-19 over? Never, experts say – but it will become milder, less deadly over time

Dr. Adam Mezoff, chief physician at Dayton Children’s Hospital, speaks at a COVID-19 command center meeting at the hospital in October. Health experts expect the coronavirus to be milder and less deadly, but that it is always in circulation. CLEVELAND, Ohio – When’s COVID-19 Gone Forever? The answer, according to health experts, is never. But … Read more

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A Harvard nutritionist and brain expert avoids these 5 foods that ‘weaken memory and focus’

No matter how old you are, it is never too late to start eating in a way that gives you the best possible chance of averting dementia as you get older and making sure you feel focused and sharp every day. As a nutritional psychiatrist, faculty member at Harvard Medical School and author of “This … Read more