Phosphatidylcholine And Memory: Aw, Forget It. Oh, You Already Did.

In his 1932 inaugural address, FDR told the world that we have nothing to fear but fear itself. If you ask people today what they fear, the list will likely include more specific things, like public…

Good News About Coffee

The inveterate coffee drinkers among us will appreciate the good news about one of our favorite beverages. After all the flak we took about the vices of coffee, now’s the chance to respond. After…

Alzheimer’s Disease And Visual Clutter

Suppose you were at a football game where the home team spectators were wearing red hats, but your sister was wearing a yellow one because nobody told her that today was red hat day. Could you pick…

AGE’s and Curcumin

The title of this may be misleading because, although it’s about AGE, it isn’t actually about age. The two—the acronym and the word—are related, however. AGE is the acronym for Advanced Glycation…

B-Vitamins And Memory

Francis Bacon, who was a philosopher in the 16th century, said that, “Some books are to be tasted, others swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.” The same principle can apply to the…

Blood-Brain Barrier – What Is It?

“Homeostasis” is not a topic commonly discussed at parties or at the dinner table. Nobody pays attention to it unless it’s severely out of order. That’s because few of us know what it is. Your body…

Maple Syrup – M’m! M’m! GOOD!

A Science Daily report from March, 2011, announces that the University of Rhode Island medicinal plant researcher, Navindra Seeram, has discovered thirty-four new beneficial compounds in pure maple…