8 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Cаn Alzhеimеr’ѕ be prevented? It’s a question that continues tо excite the scientific world, intriguе rеѕеаrсhеrѕ, аnd fuеl nеw research. There аrе nо clear-cut аnѕwеrѕ уеt — partially duе to thе need fоr mоrе lаrgе-ѕсаlе ѕtudiеѕ — but promising rеѕеаrсh iѕ on the wау. Thе Alzheimer’s Association continues to fund…

Best ways to help kids through the pandemic

They’re not at school. They miss their friends. And Mom and Dad look worried. Lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic can take a toll on everyone, especially kids. Most children are aware of what’s going on at some level, said Dr. David Schonfeld, director of the National Center for School Crisis…

Arteries respond in opposite ways for males and females

A protein known to expand blood vessels—key to controlling conditions like high blood pressure—actually has different functions in males and females, new UC Davis Health research shows. Conducted using arterial cells from mice, the study is the first to identify sex-based distinctions in how the protein —Kv2.1—works. Kv2.1 is generally…

4 Ways to Cut Back on Watching So Much Porn

Stressed? You watch porn. Happy? Porn. Got an extra minute? Porn. If you worry that porn addiction is a thing that might be happening to you and want to quit watching so much of it, here’s what to know. First off, porn addiction isn’t recognized as an official disorder, meaning…

The Top 4 Ways to Lose Belly Fat for Good

Belly fat is such an important (and dangerous) factor for your overall health that it’s now discussed as an organ. The visceral fat that makes up a spare tire or, worse, a beer belly—and that surrounds your liver, stomach, and intestines—isn’t flabbily inert. It appears to be biologically active, pumping…