Archives: February 2014

“Good” Cholesterol Could Prevent Alzheimer’s

High levels of ‰ÛÏgood‰Û cholesterol and low levels of ‰ÛÏbad‰Û cholesterol are correlated with lower levels of the amyloid plaque deposition in the brain that is a hallmark ofåÊAlzheimer‰Ûªs disease, UC DavisåÊresearchers have found. ‰ÛÏOur study shows thatåÊbothåÊhigher levels of HDLåʉÛÓ good ‰ÛÓåÊand lower levels of LDLåʉÛÓåÊbad ‰ÛÓåÊcholesterol in the...

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Older Women Spend 2/3rds of Time Sedentary

Chicago ‰ÛÒ Among 7,000 older women who wore an accelerometer to measure their movement, about two-thirds of their waking time was spent in sedentary behavior, most of which occurred in periods of less than 30 minutes, according to a study appearing in JAMA. Recent studies suggest sedentary behavior may be...

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