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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Health

Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

Yesterday - WebMD
When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

The Great Thing You Can Do With Leftover Halloween Candy

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images Whether you overestimated the number of trick-or-treaters who’d show up or your kid did really well in your neighborhood, one thing’s for sure: You’ll be swimming in candy the day after Halloween. Bucketfuls of candy taking up space in the kitchen can be tempting munchies for weeks to come. To avoid bingeing on sugary swee... by Rachel Swalin

Is Tau the ‘How’ Behind Alzheimer’s?

Yesterday - Health
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Malfunction of a key brain protein called tau is the likely culprit behind Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, a new study in mice concludes. Neurons — highly specialized nerve cells in the brain — appear to die when tau malfunctions and fails to clea... by Health Editor

5 Biggest Salad Mistakes You’re Making

Yesterday - Health
Getty Images I eat some type of salad nearly every day. It’s a go-to staple I really look forward to, and I love mixing it up. Some days I toss greens with pico de gallo, black beans, and guacamole, others involve grilled veggies, quinoa, and almonds, or roasted chickpeas and olive tapenade. I enjoy creating new combinations, and to do so without... by Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD

Is Renewing Your Vows a Good Idea?

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images Crazy in love. Drunk in love. Or maybe just plain in love with love: Jay Z and Beyoncé recently renewed their wedding vows in Paris, People reported. Good for them. After all, it’s been an allegedly tumultuous year for the pair, who despite coming off a wildly successful joint world tour, have had to ward off rumor after n... by bacs18

Court Issues Quarantine Order for Maine Nurse

Yesterday - WebMD
Court Issues Quarantine Order for Maine Nurse

Obese Crash-Test Dummies Being Developed

Yesterday - WebMD
Obese Crash-Test Dummies Being Developed

Child’s Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons

Yesterday - Health
FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Children and teens with poor access to general surgeons are at increased risk of suffering a ruptured appendix, and the risk is particularly high among young children, a new study finds. If an infected appendix isn’t removed quickly enough, it can burst or rupture, leading to a serious, sometimes fatal... by Health Editor

5 Moves to Perk Up a Flat Butt

Yesterday - Health
Photo: Getty Images If you compare fitness to the fashion world, a shapely, lifted derriere would be the highlighted fashion trend of the season. From J-Lo and Iggy Azalea to Queen Bey herself, the booty does seem to be “rockin’ everywhere” at the moment. For those of us fitness enthusiasts (or simply anyone not walking a runway), tight backs... by Jennifer Cohen

3 Steps to Repair Your Metabolism

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
I remember feeling so defeated and hopeless.” The turning point came when Viers stopped looking for some out-there answer and  began tuning into her own body. “Stress blocks your system from being able to function optimally,” said Viers.  How stress affects your metabolism Your central nervous system has two branches, the parasympathetic (...

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