5 steps to guard against dementia

We all hope that medicine will find the golden cure to erase the threat of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease from our lives. Fortunately, while research to do exactly that is happening, there already are plenty of steps you can take to keep your brain healthy. Many physicians and researchers find that one of the best ways to prevent dementia symptoms […]

Peanut butter test may detect alzheimer’s

Peanut butter – crunch or creamy — may not be exactly your first thought as a game changer in Alzheimer’s research. But it may well be, according to researchers at the University of Florida who conducted the peanut butter smell test hoping to find a relationship between loss of smell and the detection of early-stage Alzheimer’s. Their […]

The color of pee

Human urine has been a useful tool of diagnosis since the earliest days of medicine. The color, density, and smell of urine can reveal much about the state of our health. Here, for starters, are some of the things you can tell from the hue of your liquid excreta.  

3 signs your bladder isn’t working

How your bladder functions every day can tell you a lot about your overall health. How often you urinate during the day and during the night, the color of your urine and whether you can “hold it” all provide clues to health conditions that don’t involve your urinary system. “Eighty percent of the causes of […]