Monthly Archives: April 2016

Food for Retaining Thought

By C. CLAIBORNE RAY Reference: Q. Could a low-fat diet contribute to memory problems? A. “Since the brain and body cells need fat to survive and thrive, depriving them of certain types of brain-healthy fats may be detrimental to your memory,” said Dr. Richard Isaacson, the director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian. The key ...

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Warming climate puts Europe at risk for seasonal outbreaks of dengue fever

From Umea University Reference: Map on the the left shows areas with current dengue epidemic potential (from Aedes mosquitos). Map on top right shows future dengue epidemic potential during 2090s, under high emission scenario. Map on lower right show future dengue epidemic potential during 2090s, under low emission scenario. Line plots global surface temperature change over time from historical data to ...

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