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American Medical Association pledges action against racism, police brutality

During a virtual special meeting of the American Medical Association House of Delegates on Sunday, the AMA Board of Trustees pledged action to confront systemic racism and police brutality in response to the furor that has erupted over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. Floyd’s death has sparked… Read More »

Mental health experts warn against denying stressful reality of life in lockdown

Thow out those tea towels and mugs bearing the farmous wartime slogan, Keep Calm and Carry On. Leading mental health experts warn that trying to stay cheery and denying the stresses of life in coronavirus ­isolation may be one of the worst things we can do. Instead, we should be acknowledging the anxiety we feel… Read More »

Resveratrol Protects Against Vascular Dementia and More

Until a few years ago, research had pointed to resveratrol’s neuroprotective effects against Alzheimer’s, but not against other types of dementia. However, a Chinese study with rats in 2013 found that resveratrol may also lower the risk for vascular dementia.1 Other studies since then not only support this research,2 but show that resveratrol also activates… Read More »