How Deep Sleep May Help The Brain Clear Alzheimer’s Toxins

The brain waves generated during deep sleep appear to trigger a cleaning system in the brain that protects it against Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. Electrical signals known as slow waves appear just before a pulse of fluid washes through the brain, presumably removing toxins …

DIY Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Are Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars Healthy? There are many peanut butter recipes that are healthy. It depends on what kind of treat you are going for. These bars have 200 calories each and also pack some protein. Is there sugar, butter, and other ingredients that …

Heart Failure Is Killing More Americans. Can the Health Care System Keep Up?

A rapidly aging U.S. population, as well as high rates of obesity and diabetes, are causing more people to die from heart failure and other heart problems, according to a new report published in JAMA Cardiology. That’s bad news not only for patients, but also …

Measles Makes Your Immune System Forget How to Fight Other Diseases

Not so long ago, coming down with measles was seen almost as a rite of passage. Before measles vaccination began in the U.S. in the early 1960s, millions of Americans, many of them children, contracted the virus each year—forcing them to weather a flu-like illness …

Nutrisystem Before and After Blog – A Weight Loss Story (Laura)

Nutrisystem Before and After Blog – A Weight Loss Inspiring Story Laura (My Nutrisystem Success Story): Today, I made a decision to embark on the Nutrisystem diet plan. Before I actually start I intend to take a photo of myself in my existing form. Believe me, …

Some Academics Quietly Take Side Jobs Helping Tobacco Companies In Court

Vanderbilt University professor John Geer sits for a video-taped deposition in 2014, defending his expert witness report which backed up the tobacco industry position that smokers knew of the health risks of smoking as early as the mid-1950s. Academics often provide testimony for the industry. …