Healthy Matters

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December 16, 2016

In Alzheimer’s research, one particular protein looms large: plaque-forming amyloid-beta. Yet doctors now recognize that plaques can accumulate decades before symptoms appear. Recent clinical trials aimed at controlling or removing amyloid-beta have largely been disappointing….

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December 1, 2016

Call it the Middle-Age Middle. We look down, and suddenly our feet are gone, and all we see is belly. Emory Healthy Aging Study Researcher Sharon Bergquist, MD tells Fox 5 News Atlanta that  belly…

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November 21, 2016

Fall is here. That means it’s pumpkin season! Time for pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, and pumpkin everything. This season’s most popular food also happens to be packed with nutrients. Yes, the versatile pumpkin…

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November 14, 2016

  #MotivationMonday In recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month We will spotlight quotes from influential people that were affected by Alzheimer’s #Alzheimers #AlzheimersAwarenessMonth #ALZ “Success is a terrible thing and a wonderful thing…Just do what you love.”-…

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November 9, 2016

  Alzheimer’s disease is not a popular topic.  No one wants to think about the decay of their mind and the loss of their memories. These are components that shape who we are as a…

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October 21, 2016

If you crave foods you know aren’t good for you, the reason may be all in your head. Emory Healthy Aging Study team member Sharon Bergquist, MD serves as an expert for Fox 5 News…

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