Woman with Alzheimer’s reported missing in Dauphin County

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding 71-year-old Victoria McMillian, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Swatara Township police said McMillian was last seen in the 6600 block of Derry Street around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. She was last seen wearing a long sleeve light blue shirt, long pants and sneakers, police said. She walks […]

Comedians are being hired by the hour to help dementia patients. Their goal? ‘A full belly laugh.’

About a year after Dani Klein Modisett moved her mother from Manhattan to an Alzheimer’s care center near her Los Angeles home in 2016, she noticed that her mom, then 84, was sad and withdrawn. Muriel Klein, once the life of the party (even with her memory loss), was no longer talkative or interested in […]

Cancer Institute Finally Admits Marijuana Kills Cancer

Cancer kills nearly 600,000 Americans per year. And this year alone, over 1.6 million people will be diagnosed. So much time and research has gone into the cure of cancer in the last few decades. Yet, because of the stigma associated with marijuana, this wonder plant has been largely ignored by governments and researchers as a potential cure […]

If You Love Someone With Anxiety and Depression, Please Tell Them This

Let’s start off by saying it’s probably been a tough journey for your loved one. Personally, I had years of partners who would shame me for the things I’ve struggled with. It’s been thrown in my face, used as a weapon to hurt me and I always felt alone. I’ve felt broken and unloveable. Years of […]

Scientists Reveal What Cannabis Can Do For Broken Bones

A marijuana chemical known as cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) helps fractures heal faster and even make the bones stronger than they were before, according to a study conducted by researchers from Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University and published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.CBD has no psychotropic effects. “We found that CBD alone makes bones stronger during healing, enhancing the […]

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein From The Brain

An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid beta protein in the brain, which are thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. The finding supports the results of previous studies that found evidence of the protective effects of cannabinoids, including THC, on […]

Panic Attacks And Anxiety Episodes Linked To Vitamin Deficiencies In Groundbreaking Study

With approximately 40 million adults across the United States experiencing anxiety each year, scientists and researchers have dedicated their careers to trying to better understand this condition. Despite this work, we are still somewhat unclear on what actually causes this condition to occur. Characterized by feelings of nervousness and restlessness, increased heart rate, hyperventilation, sweating, trembling, difficulty concentrating […]

Before Dementia Sets in, Your Body Will Give You These 7 Early Warning Signs

When people think of dementia, memory loss is often the first thing they associate with the condition. Some of dementia’s less obvious signs are just as common but may be mistakenly dismissed for “old age” or something else. However, the brain can be a tricky thing. The way mental changes manifest can differ from person […]

This Alzheimer’S Drug Lead To Serious Side Effects That May Surprise You

New warnings have been added to the prescribing information for the Alzheimer’s drug Aricept (donepezil) advising of the risk of two rare but potentially serious conditions: muscle breakdown (rhabdomyolysis) and a neurological disorder called neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS). Donepezil is a prescription Alzheimer’S Drug  used to treat the symptoms of mild, moderate and severe dementia […]

Study Shows Drinking Too Little Alcohol During Middle Age Could Increase Dementia Risk

It’s widely known that too much alcohol is bad for your body and your brain, but experts are now starting to believe that drinking too little alcohol during middle age may also have a negative impact on your health. In a UK study, researchers followed 9,000 London civil servants between the ages of 35 and 55 from 1985 […]