Elderly people with high blood sugar - but not high enough to be diabetic - face a slightly greater risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.
Source: New England Journal of Medicine
A small glucose molecule in sugar appears to change the muscle proteins in the heart over time, leading to heart failure, researchers from the University of Texas found.
Source: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Taking a short walk every half an hour maybe more effective at reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes than one brisk 30-minute walk a day, new research has found.
Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Exercising in hot weather is a drag--literally! You start moving and after 10 minutes your brain temp rises, which may tell your body that you feel tired and slow before you actually are; It's your brain's way of saying, "Slow your roll before we get too cooked."
Source: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
September 2013 will mark the second global World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma.
Source: The Alzheimer's Disease International