How cancer can make you speak with an IRISH accent: An American who had never visited the island

How cancer can make you speak with an IRISH accent: An American who had never visited the island

A man with cancer has woken up to find he suddenly has an Irish accent – despite never being in the country. The American had been battling an advanced form of prostate cancer for almost two years before seeking advice for his ‘out of control brogue’. Doctors diagnosed the man in his 50s with extraordinarily … Read more

An 81-year-old brain doctor’s 7 ‘strict rules’ to keep your memory ‘sharp as a whip’

An 81-year-old brain doctor’s 7 ‘strict rules’ to keep your memory ‘sharp as a whip’

Like any other part of your body, your brain needs daily exercise. Neglect your brain health can make you vulnerable to degenerative brain diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Like a neuroscientistI have spent decades guiding patients with memory problems through habits and exercises that improve the brain – many of which … Read more

Is virtual reality a way to fight against loneliness in the elderly?

Is virtual reality a way to fight against loneliness in the elderly?

Carl Hortsmann found a way to take his 87-year-old father scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef, skiing for the first time, and taking him to visit his old neighborhood in Union, NJ, where he grew up – all with the help of virtual reality. As part of an early phase of a clinical trial … Read more

Alzheimer’s drug being tested by Penn Medicine receives FDA approval

Alzheimer’s drug being tested by Penn Medicine receives FDA approval

The Penn Medicine campus on October 3, 2020. Credit: Max Master The Federal Drug Administration recently approved a drug tested by the Penn Memory Center to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The drug, Leqembi, received FDA approval under the fast-track approval on January 6, after the AHEAD trial evaluated its effectiveness on volunteers … Read more

How to Do the #TreadmillStrut Workout Inspired by Taylor Swift

How to Do the #TreadmillStrut Workout Inspired by Taylor Swift

Forget SoulCycle or weightlifting – this winter young women are flocking to the gym for a leg up. The habit of walking fueled by the pandemic, who brought us the #HotGirlWalkspawned a new viral workout – the #TreadmillStrut. Almost anyone can do it – put on your kicks, pick a playlist, hop on the nearest … Read more

The “reverse diet” is not a cheat code for weight loss

The “reverse diet” is not a cheat code for weight loss

Photo: Lolostock (Shutterstock) To hear the TikTok girls say it, there’s a hack that will let you EAT MORE! WITHOUT GAINING WEIGHT! And it’s great if Are you tired of dieting? It doesn’t matter that all of these goals can be achieved by a simple trick called “stop dieting”. No, you need a name and … Read more

FDA revamps food program to overcome ‘constant turmoil’

FDA revamps food program to overcome ‘constant turmoil’

The head of the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced an overhaul of the agency’s food safety and nutrition division, promising that a new structure will better protect consumers and the U.S. food supply. FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf said he would create a new human food program headed by a deputy commissioner with … Read more

FDA revamps food program to overcome ‘constant turmoil’

FDA revamps food program to overcome ‘constant turmoil’

The head of the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced an overhaul of the agency’s food safety and nutrition division, promising that a new structure will better protect consumers and the U.S. food supply. FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf said he would create a new human food program headed by a deputy commissioner with … Read more

FDA revamps food program to overcome ‘constant turmoil’

FDA revamps food program to overcome ‘constant turmoil’

The head of the Food and Drug Administration announced an overhaul of the agency on Tuesday. food safety and nutrition division, promising that a new structure will better protect consumers and the U.S. food supply. FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf said he would create a new human food program headed by a deputy commissioner with … Read more