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Exercise Can Help Increase Size Of The Brain’s Hippocampus

Researchers have shown that moderate aerobic exercise is able to improve memory. The research focused on older individuals that already had atrophy of the hippocampus, the structure of the brain associated with all types of the formation of memory.[1] A hundred and twenty sedentary older individuals not having dementia were randomly put in 1 of… Read More »

How Pushups Can Help Men’s Hearts

In a 10-year study published in February, researchers reported that men who can do 40 pushups have a whopping 96% lower risk of heart disease than guys who can’t muster 10. The average man in the study: Nearly 40 years old and overweight, but not obese. All 1,562 men were physically active firefighters rather than… Read More »

Psychiatrist: My Medicine Raised Our Patient’s Blood Sugar, Can You Help? PCP: That’s a Dump!

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD If my hypertensive patient develops orthostatism and falls and breaks her hip, I fully expect the orthopedic surgeon on call to treat her. I may kick myself that this happened but I’m not qualified to treat a broken hip. If my anticoagulated patient hits his head and suffers a subdural hematoma,… Read More »