Signaling molecule may prevent Alzheimer’s

New research in humans and mice identifies a particular signaling molecule that can help modify inflammation and the immune system to protect against Alzheimer’s disease. The work, which was led by investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), is published in Nature. Cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease develops when neurons begin to die. “Neuron death… Read More »

Four to enjoy: what to drink this week

What’s it going to be then, eh? Sweetness and light or bitter and heavy? Empirical truths or managed reality? Linear timelines or natural rhythms? Regardless, what a time to be alive. We exist at the edge of reality. A golden moment of delicious choice anxiety not entirely exclusive to beers having been brewed inside an… Read More »

Essential Reads: SBIRT for Women with Alcohol and Drug Use During Pregnancy

Critical to the wellbeing of pregnant women and their infants is universal screening for drug and alcohol use. This is an essential first step in identifying women with harmful substance use and connecting them with appropriate services.  Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment or SBIRT has been shown to be a quick and effective… Read More »

Is Soreen Healthy?

Soreen has been a popular snack since its invention in 1938. Although advertised as being “full of energy”, we know that this doesn’t necessarily mean it is healthy. As a result, we researched whether Soreen malt loaf is bad or good for you. See what we discovered below. Soreen Malt Loaf Ingredients Soreen is a malted loaf made… Read More »