Dementia is a term that refers to a variety of cognitive impairments that most often occur in old age and involve the loss of memory and identity. Dementia interrupts a person’s life experience in disturbing ways and can be extremely difficult to face. Experiencing a decline in one’s own abilities or the abilities of someone we love can be equally painful and can benefit from the right kind of support.
Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr.
Does not getting enough sleep lead to Alzheimer’s disease? Sleep scientist Matt Walker explains the relationship between the two—and how researchers are exploring how to use sleep to decrease our chances of developing this condition.
For many Americans, eating healthier will be a top New Year’s resolution. One expert says we should start by eliminating gluten. Dr. David Perlmutter claims eating foods high in carbohydrates causes brain inflammation and can trigger neurological disorders like anxiety, depression, and ADHD.