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Eating one freshwater fish equals a month of drinking ‘forever chemicals’ water

EWG study: Eating one freshwater fish equals | EurekAlert!

Endophenotype-based in silico network medicine discovery combined with insurance record data mining identifies sildenafil as a candidate drug for Alzheimer’s disease | Nature Aging

Endophenotype-based in silico network medicine discovery combined with insurance record data mining identifies sildenafil as a candidate drug for Alzheimer’s disease | Nature Aging

Endophenotype-based in silico network medicine discovery combined with insurance record data mining identifies sildenafil as a candidate drug for Alzheimer’s disease | Nature Aging

The effect of green Mediterranean diet on cardiometabolic risk; a randomised controlled trial | Heart

The effect of green Mediterranean diet on cardiometabolic risk; a randomised controlled trial | Heart

The effect of green Mediterranean diet on cardiometabolic risk; a randomised controlled trial | Heart

Highly processed foods can be considered addictive substances based on established scientific criteria – Gearhardt – Addiction – Wiley Online Library

Highly processed foods can be considered addictive substances based on established scientific criteria – Gearhardt – Addiction – Wiley Online Library

Highly processed foods can be considered addictive substances based on established scientific criteria – Gearhardt – Addiction – Wiley Online Library

Nutrients | Private Interests and the Start of Fluoride-Supplemented High-Carbohydrate Nutritional Guidelines

Internal documents show that private interests motivated the events which led these expert panels to engage in pivotal scientific reversals. These private interests biased scientific processes and these reversals occurred largely in an absence of supporting evidence. It is concluded that private interests played a significant role in the start of public health endorsements of fluoride-supplemented high-carbohydrate nutritional guidelines.

Nutrients | Free Full-Text | Private Interests and the Start of Fluoride-Supplemented High-Carbohydrate Nutritional Guidelines | HTML

Estimating the Prevalence of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment in the US: The 2016 Health and Retirement Study Harmonized Cognitive Assessment Protocol Project | Dementia and Cognitive Impairment | JAMA Neurology | JAMA Network

Estimating the Prevalence of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment in the US: The 2016 Health and Retirement Study Harmonized Cognitive Assessment Protocol Project | Dementia and Cognitive Impairment | JAMA Neurology | JAMA Network

Estimating the Prevalence of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment in the US: The 2016 Health and Retirement Study Harmonized Cognitive Assessment Protocol Project | Dementia and Cognitive Impairment | JAMA Neurology | JAMA Network

We once refused to talk about cancer.
We now “politely” ignore mental changes with age.

If you have worked in social services with older people, this study confirms what you have always seen. And you can see cognitive changes with older family and friends.

You will see a lot of writing about prevention and treatment. Those have good use. But leave out too many people.

We need accommodation. We have lots of aging people with mental changes. Lots of them. We need better lives for them.

We live in a culture that has recently come to strongly favor recalling details and procedures.

The “cognitive load” of daily activities, both essential and pleasing, has increased greatly in a generation.

To use a cliche, where once snapshots would have arrived in the mail, it was a Kodak ad, we now expect grandma to get online and use social media to see photos of the grandchildren.

Don’t dismiss the cliche. Feeling connected is essential, and becomes much harder in our culture that isolates the older.

Ordering food or groceries for delivery now requires using the app or website.

Etc

So far, the always inadequate response has sent underpaid and understaffed humans to help humans use a human built system the aging humans cannot use well.

Dumb. We use inadequate staffing to ameliorate the problems of automation. Dumb.

Creation of a gene expression portrait of depression and its application for identifying potential treatments | Scientific Reports

Exercise was identified as the top treatment for depression

Creation of a gene expression portrait of depression and its application for identifying potential treatments | Scientific Reports

Alzheimer’s disease large-scale gene expression portrait identifies exercise as the top theoretical treatment | Scientific Reports

Comparisons of the AD portrait to a recent depression portrait revealed a high congruence of downregulated genes in both.

Alzheimer’s disease large-scale gene expression portrait identifies exercise as the top theoretical treatment | Scientific Reports