Scary news out of Flint, Michigan shows that when the city switched from Lake Huron to the Flint River for its drinking water, blood tests revealed that the tap water residents are now drinking is causing elevated lead levels in the city's children.
There has been a lot of hopeful news at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Washington, and on Thursday came news of the benefits of exercise for patients. A study found exercise makes patients feel better and improves memory.
Because there are no serious immediate side effects, the use of general anesthesia in very young children has long been considered harmless. A new study shows side effects emerge only years later, as short-term memory difficulties and behavioral problems.
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This news is fascinating, but scary, too. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have imaged the brain of a mouse creating memories using protein synthesis.
A study published by the American Academy of Neurology says compared to those who eat fewer than 1,500 calories a day, older people who consume more than 2,143 calories a day more than double their risk of a condition called mild cognitive impairment.
Mmm coffee... Many people take a dose in the morning and also during the day to remain alert and ready. A new study published in the American Academy of Neurology today indicates that caffeine could actually help older women retain their memory longer.