Fit Minds

smell fruit for weight loss

Poor Odor Identification May Be Early Warning for Dementia

A study by Kristine Yaffe, MD, a UCSF professor of psychiatry, neurology and epidemiology and biostatistics, concluded that…

Sleep Protein Could Lower Risk for Alzheimer’s

The Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis conducted a study regarding a brain protein called Orexin…

Grief and Dementia

When someone you love dies there can be overwhelming feelings of grief. This grief can be complicated if the…

Trying to Solve the Alzheimer’s Puzzle

With 3 billion dollars recently granted in federal funding, Alzheimer’s research is in full force. Eli Lilly’s recent…

Bilingual Brains are More Resilient to Dementia Cause by Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a complex disease with many unanswered questions. New research is showing a link however to…

The Burdens and the Joys of Caregiving

Being a caregiver is both a physical and an emotional journey. This journey is all-encompassing and it takes its toll….

Lowering Cholesterol May Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s

While cholesterol is a crucial substance for human bodies and not altogether deserving of its presumed bad rap,…

Sleep Disorders Can Signify Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

Neurological conditions, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, are heavily linked to sleep disorders. Not surprisingly, sleep quality has…

Researchers Test Flashing Light Therapy for Alzheimer’s

A research team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is currently exploring the benefits of flashing light therapy….

Lack of Exercise Might Invite Dementia

A Canadian study has found results that suggest that inactivity can make you as likely to develop dementia…