Major Study Doubles Number of Known Genes Linked to Alzheimer’s

The largest genetic analysis of Alzheimer’s disease to date has doubled the number of genes tied to the late-onset variant of the disease. Researchers hope that this new information will…

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Today’s Headlines: Memory Boosters, Cancer Screening and Toxic Waste

Learning new skill beats puzzles for boosting seniors’ memory: Put down your crossword puzzle. A new study suggests “learning new skills may be a more effective way to keep your mind…

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Use Your Favorite Foods to Boost Your Brain

Americans have a love/hate relationship with their bodies. The love comes during times when healthy eating is the norm. The hate rolls in when the body is treated to an…

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Today’s Headlines: Aging, Beauty Rest and HIV

Lifestyle changes may reverse aging in cells: A new study led by Dr. Dean Ornish suggests that certain lifestyle changes, including a plant-based diet, an exercise regimen, and meditation and…

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Laser Scars Away

Greetings from sunny California! I had the pleasure of recently attending and delivering some lectures at the Controversies and Conversations in Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Symposium in Dana Point, California….

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Today’s Headlines: Video Games, Sleep and Adult Drug Use

Video games may improve brain power in older adults: Older adults wanting to keep their brains sharp may want to take a lesson in gaming from youngsters. A new study…

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Today’s Headlines: Aging, Songs in the Car and Melanoma

Mom’s genes may affect how fast you age: You may have mom to blame for those extra wrinkles. New research reported in Nature shows that “mutated genes passed down from…

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Today’s Headlines: Big Breakfasts, Hot Cocoa and Walking to Work

Eating a big breakfast could speed weight loss: Here are some big breakfast benefits. A recent study published in the journal Obesity, found that people who ate “their largest, most…

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How to Deal With Gray Hair

Whether you are seeing your first grays, or are already into the salt-and-pepper zone, dealing with gray hair can be frustrating. Fortunately, there are plenty of tricks to make emerging…

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Sharecare Top 5: Surprising Ways Men Can Slow Aging

Do you see thinner hair up top lately, an extra line across your forehead or a gut that keeps on growing? The aging process for men starts in their late…

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