Better Diet, Bigger Brain?

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You go to the gym to make your muscles bigger, but what if you want to bulk up your brain to help you stay sharp? New research suggests you might want to head to the produce aisle. People who ate diets full of vegetables, fruits, nuts and fish…

Poor Seniors May Be More Vulnerable to Dementia

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Being poor later in life may boost the risk of dementia by 50 percent, new research suggests. “Our study confirms that the risk of dementia is reduced among well-off older people compared with those who have fewer economic resources,” said lead researcher Dorina Cadar. “Public health strategies for…

Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new virus found in pigs may pose a threat to people, new research suggests. Researchers found the virus was able to infect cultured human cells and cells of other species in a lab. The discovery is raising concerns about a potentially dangerous outbreak in the United States.…

The Truth About Juicing

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Between juice bars and high-powered home juicing machines, drinking your fruits and veggies has certainly gone mainstream. Depending on the specific mixes you sip — a vegetable blend, for instance — juice can be a filling snack when you’re on the go. But is juicing a way to…