What Does Alzheimer’s Do to the Human Brain?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in the world. Nearly 50 million people worldwide have it, and every 66 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with it. It’s been called the epidemic of our century, but even after decades of research, finding a way to prevent this disease has been a puzzle that has eluded […]

Q & A: Weight Loss: Stevia & Erythritol

Peggy Johnson: What about stevia and erythritol? Because that’s how I eat any sweets. I eat them every day. Okay, so that’s a great question and let me just take a few minutes and talk about the non-nutritive sweeteners story back thirty years ago. About the only thing that was available was saccharin. There was a huge scare about saccharin […]

NHS RightCare: Cardiovascular Disease focus pack

>>Matthew Cripps: Hello and welcome to your new Commissioning for Value focus packs. I’m Matthew Cripps and I am National Director of NHS RightCare. This short video will help you to work through the pack, highlighting key points and explaining what the data is showing. This collection of focus packs provides more detailed information for local health economies on the […]

Record $24 Million For Cardiovascular Disease Research

I’ve got stents all over the place. I suffer from chronic kidney disease, I’ve had several strokes. I have diabetes and I have hypertension which is the blood vessels which are causing a lot of the problems. One of our great national challenges is cardiovascular disease, and that brings me today to the work of The George Institute. Now the […]

Grapes reduce risks for heart disease and diabetes, U-M animal study shows

(upbeat music) – [Narrator] Heart disease is far and away the number one cause of death in the US. A set of risk factors known as the metabolic syndrome is becoming increasingly common in the population. These risk factors include obesity and hypertension that often lead to diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Researchers at the University of Michigan have been studying […]