FYI Daily Archive 2011

  1. Once and for All, Why Are You Fat? December 30, 2011

    More important: What can you do about it?...  Read more

  2. A Science-Proven Anti-Alzheimer's Diet? December 29, 2011

    Eating these foods regularly can help improve mental functioning and prevent Alzheimer's. ...  Read more

  3. Think Fast! Seniors May Not Slow Down As Much As You Think December 28, 2011

    Healthy older people can think almost as quickly as college students, says a new study published in Cognitive Psychology....  Read more

  4. Another Clue to Disabling Falls: Obesity December 27, 2011

    Study shows it's not just the thin and frail at risk...  Read more

  5. Another Gender Difference: Optimal Time of Day for Flu Shots December 23, 2011

    Want to get the best bang for your buck when getting your flu shot? You might have to schedule your appointment for a certain time of day....  Read more

  6. Are We (Finally) at a "Cultural Tipping Point" on Caregiving? December 22, 2011

    A roundup of efforts that say, Maybe...  Read more

  7. How to Improve Being Hospitalized at the Holidays December 22, 2011

    Tips for making the holidays more enjoyable for someone who is hospitalized. ...  Read more

  8. Depression Treatment: Is a Placebo as Good as a Pill? December 21, 2011

    A small new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry asserts that people with depression do just as well when taking a placebo as when taking one of two common antidepressants or undergoing one type of talk therapy....  Read more

  9. Smart Gifts Caregivers Really Need December 20, 2011

    Psst! Forward this to a friend! Great New Year's gift ideas, too!...  Read more

  10. Vitamin D: The Latest Overhyped Nutrient? December 20, 2011

    Two new research reviews doubt anti-cancer, anti-heart disease benefits....  Read more

  11. Memory Pill? It Might be Closer Than You Think December 19, 2011

    Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have found that suppressing an immune molecule known as PKR gives mice a big memory boost....  Read more

  12. Hospitals Aren't Meeting Dementia Patients' Needs December 16, 2011

    UK report critical; what can caregivers do?...  Read more

  13. Caregiver Stress Rises at Holidays: Steps to Decompress December 15, 2011

    A gift basket of ideas from those in the trenches...  Read more

  14. Gift Ideas for Someone With Alzheimer's December 15, 2011

    For dementia-friendly choices, focus on these 6 key word....  Read more

  15. Can Taking a Walk or Playing a Game Help With Parkinson's? December 14, 2011

    Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Baltimore VA Medical Center think exercise -- either physical or mental -- might help people with Parkinson's stay independent longer....  Read more