A recent study not only confirmed the relationship between Alzheimer’s and gut disorders, but also found an explanation for this relationship. It turned out that there is a genetic link between two of them.
A recent study found causal genetic links to the changed blood levels of 3 metabolites that increase the risk of migraine. To refresh your memory, metabolites are substances made during metabolism when the body breaks down food, drugs, or chemicals.
Chronic stress is one of the worse amenies for our mental health. It influences tremendiously our mood, our sleep quality, our abilites to think and react, and our energy level. All of these are our body’s reaction to stress, which involves the HPA axis ((hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis). Of course, how we react to the same stressors, […]
You are lucky if you are genetically programmed to be an “early bird”. According to a recent large study, in this way your body automaticaly protects you against depression and improves wellbeing UNDER 1 CONDITION – you need to follow your natural body clock. The researchers found that people who were more misaligned from their […]
Glaucoma is a blinding eye disease that damages the optic nerve, often caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye. As a result of this damage people become blind. This disease is typically genetic inherited. So, what can you do to decrease a chance of getting this disease if you have a someone in […]
Of course, we know that a healthy diet, moderate exercise and no smoking keep us away from various diseases. However, whether they also help when we are 80+, was unclear till know. A recent large study found that brain health of 80+ olds also benefits from a healthier lifestyle regardless whether a person carries APOE […]
It is already known that ‘early birds’ are up to 27% less likely to have a depression compared to night owls. However, the definition of ‘early bird’ was not that clear. In other words, at what time you need to go to bed to be considered an ‘early bird’?
Overweight is one of the widely recognized risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease. But lower BMI seems also to increase a risk of the disease. According to a recent study, a combination of higher genetic risk for Alzheimer’s and lower BMI, especially in older men, could increase a risk of Alzheimer’s and predict the disease progression.
According to a recent large study, people with depression have higher levels of inflammation in their bodies than those without depression, regardless of genetics, environmental aspects, medical history or unhealthy lifestyle choices.
Migraine is a mysterious disease that happens more often in women before menopause. After menopause, fewer women experience migraines. However, at that time, other health problems, such as high blood pressure, come in place. So far, it was not clear whether these two diseases are connected to each other. A recent large study gave an […]