There are more than 5 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer''s disease and is expected to triple by 2050, reveal the Alzheimer''s Association. Alzheimer''s disease was found to affect the retina of the eye, exactly to the way it affects the brain, reveal investigators of Cedars-Sinai neuroscience. The findings of the study revealed that an investigational, noninvasive eye scan could help detect the key signs of Alzheimer''s disease, years before patients could experience the symptoms.
While cancer cases are rising at an alarming rate every year, early detection of the cancers is still a relatively difficult phenomenon. In fact, much of the morbidity and mortality in human cancer is related to the late diagnosis of this disease, where surgical and pharmacologic therapies are less effective. A recent study conducted at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, reported a test that uses small amounts of cancer specific DNA in blood to detect early stage cancers.
Walnuts, packed with nutrients were found to be linked to promote better health and also promote feelings of fullness, thereby discouraging overeating and craving. In a new brain imaging study, consuming walnuts activated an area in the brain that is linked to regulating hunger and cravings, reveal the research team of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).