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Blood test is highly accurate at identifying Alzheimer’s before symptoms arise

Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer’s disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their brains. Now, a blood test to detect such early brain changes has moved one step closer to clinical use. Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis… Read More »

High blood pressure: Supplement derived from the seeds of this fruit could lower reading

High blood pressure affects one in four adults in the UK and can lead to life-threatening complications such as heart attack and stroke if left untreated. So doing what you can to control blood pressure is very important, and this can be achieved through making some simple lifestyle changes. Experts advise one way to prevent… Read More »

Blood Pressure And Dementia

A crucial factor in maintaining a healthy brain is controlling your blood pressure. Large studies have shown that cardiovascular events and mortality rates were reduced by 25% in people who were intensively treated to keep their systolic blood pressure at less than 120. In other words you should attempt to keep your blood pressure as… Read More »