High cholesterol, BP in mid-age tied to memory problems

High cholesterolMiddle-aged men and women having high cholesterol and high blood pressure may not only be at risk for heart disease, but possibly develop early cognitive and memory problems as well. For the study, 3,486 men and 1,341 women with an average age of 55 underwent cognitive tests three times over 10 years. The tests measured

Sugar-sweetened coffee ‘boosts memory, attention span’

Sugar-sweetened coffee may be the best way to prepare the brain for a busy day ahead, say scientists. Researchers at the University of Barcelona in Spain found that taking caffeine and sugar at the same time boosted the brain’s performance more than taking them on their own. They now believe each one boosts the effect

New charity building in Farrah Fawcett”s memory

The family and friends of late actress Farrah Fawcett”s will pay her tribute on her first death anniversary by opening the new headquarters of her charity. Fawcett started the charity, the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, many years before her death, but was unable to give time to the organisation as she fought cancer. The charity, which