Tag Archives: Prevention

Exercise And Alzheimer’s Prevention (STUDY)

Cognitive decline in individuals having Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment, as well as in healthy individuals, can be reduced by walking. The brain structure in individuals with Alzheimer’s and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) was protected by walking just five miles a week over 10 years, particularly in the learning and memory centers of the… Read More »

Diabetes Prevention That Works

Photo Elizabeth Youngstein, center, leads a diabetes prevention program in Wayne, N.J., with the participants Barbara Biazzo, left, and Marilyn Gerardi.Credit Asthaa Chaturvedi What happens in Room 6 at the Y.M.C.A. in Wayne, N.J., on Wednesday mornings doesn’t look terribly dramatic. About a dozen people trickle in, step on a digital scale, show the program… Read More »