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NPR: Older Adults’ Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

December 18th, 2017 (No Comments)

NPR: Older Adults’ Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep  Older brains may forget more because they lose their rhythm at night. During deep sleep, older people have less coordination between two brain waves that are important to saving new memories, a team reports in the journal Neuron. “It’s like a drummer that’s perhaps […]

Your Heart Health Mini Quiz

December 14th, 2017 (No Comments)

The following True or False health quiz for a healthier heart was published by Harvard Medical School. Read below for three easy tips you can start implementing immediately for a positive effect on your heart.  Taking blood pressure in both arms may reveal a higher heart attack risk. TRUE: You should measure blood pressure in both […]

Untreated Sleep Apnea May Worsen Markers Of Heart Health And Diabetes

December 13th, 2017 (No Comments)

Reuters: Untreated Sleep Apnea May Worsen Markers Of Heart Health And Diabetes  Properly treating a common sleep-related breathing disorder may have benefits for the heart and for blood sugar, a new study suggests. If people with obstructive sleep apnea don’t use machines at night to help keep the airway open, measures of their heart health […]