#306 – AMA #60: preventing cognitive decline, nutrition myths, lowering blood glucose, apoB, and blood pressure, and more

Metabolic health, first and foremost, is the goal of nutrition.” —Peter Attia

#303 – A breakthrough in Alzheimer’s disease: the promising potential of klotho for brain health, cognitive decline, and as a therapeutic tool for Alzheimer’s disease | Dena Dubal, M.D., Ph.D.

I have this dream that people might be able someday to benefit from klotho, this factor that naturally circulates in our body, that helps with longevity, that helps with other organ systems and enhances the brain.” —Dena Dubal

Research Worth Sharing, March 2024 Edition

Organ-specific aging, a blood-based test for brain tumors, avoiding bananas in smoothies, stair-climbing tests for frailty, and omega-3 intake and CVD

Is the frequency of menopausal symptoms an early barometer for later-in-life brain health?

More than “bothersome”: Frequent menopausal hot flashes during sleep are associated with greater white matter hyperintensity volume

Could a psoriasis drug find new purpose in treating alcohol use disorder?

Recent pilot research suggests that the psoriasis drug apremilast may have promise in curbing excessive drinking in those with alcohol use disorder.

Improving memory with transcranial neuromodulation

Research shows that noninvasive neuromodulation can improve performance in memory tasks. Is this technique simply a research tool, or is it a therapy of the future?

#263 ‒ Concussions and head trauma: symptoms, treatment, and recovery | Micky Collins, Ph.D.

If you bring me a patient with concussion, I can pretty much tell you I can get that patient better. There are highly effective treatments with this injury.” —Micky Collins

#262 – AMA #49: Heart rate recovery, strength training, rucking, kidney function, and brain health

[Heart rate recovery] is one of the metrics that we should care about just as we care about VO2 max and just as we care about resting heart rate.” —Peter Attia

#257 ‒ Cognitive decline, neurodegeneration, and head injuries: mitigation and prevention strategies, supplements, and more | Tommy Wood, M.D., Ph.D.

If you’re trying to maintain a basic set of cognitive functions, [it is important] to actively work on ways to increase headroom, increase absolute capacity throughout the lifespan. Because at some point capacity will decrease, but you want to push that out as far as you can.” —Tommy Wood

#251 – AMA #46: Optimizing brain health: Alzheimer’s disease risk factors, APOE, prevention strategies, and more

The bottom line here is the earlier you were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the higher your risk of dementia.” —Peter Attia

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