Alzheimer’s disease prevention: 21 ways to reduce your risk

The preventative steps with the most impact are mentally stimulating activities, including reading and chess; avoiding stress, depression and head trauma; and avoiding diabetes, high blood pressure and weight gain in midlife and beyond, according to a meta-analysis released Monday. Regular physical exercise, quality sleep, no smoking, maintaining good heart health in later life and […]

Mad Cow Disease Fast Facts

Eating contaminated meat or other products from cattle (excluding dairy products) with BSE is thought to be the cause of vCJD. BSE is passed between cows through the practice of recycling bovine carcasses for meat and bone meal protein, which is fed back to other...