News

An election week for the history books

Welcome to Business Insider ‘ s daily healthcare newsletter , your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hello, I’m not sure what I thought election week was going to look like amid a pandemic, but I do […]
An election week for the history books
News

The promise of the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 2 decades

Welcome to Business Insider ‘ s daily healthcare newsletter , your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hello, While we wait to hear more about the results of the presidential election, here’s the latest in healthcare news. […]
The promise of the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 2 decades
Lifestyle

Negative thinking linked to dementia later in life, study finds

A study found a link between repetitive negative thinking and dementia. The study, conducted on 360 people, found negative thinkers had increased deposits of two proteins responsible with Alzheimer’s disease. One of the authors said the results suggest meditation could hold more clinical benefits than we realise. The study had […]
Negative thinking linked to dementia later in life, study finds
News

23 health benefits of marijuana

States around the country – 29 of them, plus Washington DC – have legalised medical marijuana. The American public largely supports the legalization of medical marijuana. At least 84% of the public believes the drug should be legal for medical uses, and recreational pot usage is less controversial than ever, […]
23 health benefits of marijuana
News

New ‘Longevity Gene’ Can Reverse Age-Related Issues In Mice

[credit provider=”Facebook/Susan Toole Bach” url=”https://www.facebook.com/susantoolebach/photos”] A “longevity gene” can help boost the production of blood cells by reversing the decline of stem cells in old age, a study suggests.Blood-generating stem cells become slower in old age, increasing stress on the body, but infusing them with a gene linked to the […]
New ‘Longevity Gene’ Can Reverse Age-Related Issues In Mice
News

A Common Blood Pressure Drug May Lower Your Risk Of Getting Alzheimer’s

[credit provider=”Flickr / toehk” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/toehk/8023375226/in/photostream/”] Common blood pressure drugs taken by millions of people have been linked to a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have said.It was found that people who had taken blood pressure drugs, particularly a class known as beta blockers, showed fewer changes in the brain […]
A Common Blood Pressure Drug May Lower Your Risk Of Getting Alzheimer’s
News

All The Reasons Pot Is Good For You

[credit provider=”AP/Damian Dovarganes “] Colorado and Washington both passed legislation that legalizes the recreational use of marijuana on Tuesday.While recreational marijuana is controversial, many people believe that the drug should be legal, especially for medical uses.
All The Reasons Pot Is Good For You
News

Rat Brains On A Microchip Could Help Cure Alzheimer’s

[credit provider=”.:Amy:. via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/amyleonard/876151372/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] A new microchip device that contains living brain and circulatory cells is designed to act like one tiny part of the human brain, leading the chip’s creators to dub the device a “brain-on-a-chip.””Our device is designed to be the most biologically realistic model of brain […]
Rat Brains On A Microchip Could Help Cure Alzheimer’s