Heavy smokers, who are middle-aged, experience more than twice the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.
A new study at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, shows that treatments directed towards parents of obese children can work better than plans directed towards both the parents and the child.
According to current intelligence tests, 70-year-old people are much smarter now than they used to be.
Type II diabetes affected about 171 million people worldwide in the year 2000. By the year 2030, experts estimate nearly 366 million people will have type II diabetes.
Alcohol, one of the most frequently abused substances, appears to be twice as dangerous for men as women.
Experts have suggested that women over 65 years old receive routine screenings for osteoporosis and recommended additional checks every 2 years. However…