Archive for November 2017

Alzheimer’s Vaccine–Are We Any Closer to Developing One?

Nov 28th, 2017 | By Guest Post | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Is the science world any closer to developing a much-needed Alzheimer’s vaccine? Recent studies suggest the possibility may exist. An Alzheimer’s disease vaccine could help prevent the horrible disease, which according to the Texas Health and Human Services, affects one in ten Americans over the age of 65.

Scientists in several universities in Switzerland and the United Kingdom are working on research on this matter; a recent article published in October, 2017, reveals that a new vaccine originally meant to treat and possibly cure cat allergies and psoriasis may also produce vaccine responses in older subjects with Alzheimer’s-like symptoms.



Heart Healthy Seniors

Nov 8th, 2017 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Love Your Heart, Stay Healthy

As we age, we seniors need to take better care of ourselves. This infographic from Study Medicine Europe takes you through how you can care for your heart to ensure you stay happy and healthy for as long as possible.

Unfortunately, heart disease accounts for 1 in 3 deaths and claims 17.7 million lives every year.

When functioning at its optimal level the heart shuttles 2,000 gallons of oxygen-rich blood through 60,000 miles of blood vessels. Another important factor to understand is the differences between a heart attack and cardiac arrest.