Omega-3s May Improve Age-Related Muscle Loss

In 2008, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published three studies investigating the role of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids in elderly populations. The results showed that low levels of EPA and DHA Omega-3 fatty acids increased the risk of death from all causes, and also accelerated cognitive decline in the elderly. Now, based […]

Beers Criteria: Knowing To Avoid These Medicines Could Save Your Life

If you live in the UK, then you’ve probably not heard of Beers Criteria. However, irrespective of what continent you live on, this list of medicines, compiled by the American Geriatric Society, could be a lifesaver if you are over the age of 65. Beers Criteria… A must have Beers Criteria is a list of […]

Punching Back At Parkinson’s Disease

It’s no secret that very few people actually enjoy exercise, even though most of us know about the health benefits of regular physical activity. So, it’s not difficult to imagine that working up a sweat on a regular basis probably is one of the last things a Parkinson’s disease sufferer thinks about… let alone does […]

Can Chocolate Really Boost Your Memory?

It’s February and we all know what that means — Valentine’s Day… which in my opinion, is nothing more than a clever PR invention to boost the sales of chocolate, red roses and sentimental cards. Perhaps I’m just a bit too cynical. However, after what I’m going to tell you about the latest study on […]