Tag Archives: Prevent

Supplements Won’t Prevent Dementia. But These Steps Might.

Donna Kaye Hill realized that her 80-year-old mother was faltering cognitively when her phone suddenly stopped working. When Ms. Hill called the phone company, “they told me she hadn’t paid her bill in three months.” Finding other alarming evidence of memory gaps, she took her mother, Katie, to a memory clinic. A geriatrician there diagnosed… Read More »

Malaria drugs for mosquitoes could help prevent the disease in humans

Mosquitoes are becoming resistant to insecticidesStephen Morrison/EPA/REX/Shutterstock By Yvaine Ye Giving mosquitoes antimalarial drugs could stop the spread of malaria in humans. The approach laces mosquito nets with the drugs, so that when mosquitoes land on them any malaria parasites they are carrying are killed. Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people every year. Besides… Read More »

9 foods that could help prevent cancer

A new study shows that obesity related cancers have risen – even in millennials. Our diets may have the potential to help prevent cancer, along with a healthy lifestyle. Healthista’s Nutrition Director, Rick Hay, explains the foods associated with cancer prevention A study by the American Cancer Society today published findings in The Lancet Public Health… Read More »