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Eating vegetable oils could lead to fatigue, migraines and dementia

PHOENIX: In the middle of the 20th century, concerned by the growing heart-attack epidemic, Americans ditched butter and other saturated fats in favor of vegetable oils.

According to Dr. Catherine Shanahan, author of the new book “Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food” (Flatiron Read More »

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Dietary research for apps to beat dementia and make us smarter

SAN FRANCISCO: Many apps exist to monitor fitness and food intake — but might they one day be used to help us choose foods that can help to combat mental decline in old age or improve children’s academic performance?

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Marijuana could hold the key to treating Alzheimer’s

MIAMI: Chemicals found in cannabis could be used to help treat dementia, early studies have shown – but further research into the findings is being stymied by restrictive drug laws, scientists say.

Cannabinoids like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can aid the removal of dangerous dementia proteins from Read More »

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Report reveals increase in number of dementia researchers since 2008

BOSTON: New analysis from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has revealed that the number of scientists working on the condition has almost doubled over six years. The charity’s report, published today (14 March) at their annual research conference in Aberdeen, highlights Read More »

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