Exploring the Mediterranean diet

A large-scale study seems to confirm that a Mediterranean-style diet helps keep the elderly healthy and increases longevity. In the late 1940s, it was observed that people who live around the Mediterranean sea seem to be generally healthier, and live … Continue reading

Forgetfulness in the elderly

According to new research, ‘normal’ forgetfulness in the elderly is likely to be the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease or cerebrovascular disease. According to Chinese medicine, mental activity is related to the heart: if heart energy is low, circulation diminishes … Continue reading