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Drinking More Milk May Help Stave Off Alzheimer's Disease

April 17, 2015

According to a recent article published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a team of researchers have discovered that drinking more milk and consuming recommended amounts of dairy products may help keep your brain youthful and intact as you age. Researchers at the University of Kansas Medical Center conducted a study in which they observed the dietary intake of 60 older adults for one full week. They then performed scans on the participants to measure the levels of glutathione, a naturally occurring antioxidant, in their brains. The results showed that participants who reported drinking more milk had higher amounts of glutathione, and in turn, possibly a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. It has long been known that oxidative stress plays...

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New York to Spend $50 Million on Alzheimer's Care

April 10, 2015

In an unprecedented investment, the state of New York is setting aside $50 million over the next two years toward care for people with Alzheimer's disease. The amount aims to expand respite care, support groups, and other services for caregivers and patients. Additionally, this money will pay for training, community outreach, and be put toward expanding state centers that both diagnose and treat patients with Alzheimer's and dementia. The funding hopes to save money in the future by allowing those with Alzheimer's to remain living in their own homes for as long as possible, so that they and their families will not have to endure the costs of expensive medical facilities. Read more: State to spend $50M on Alzheimer's care At...

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