Tag Archive for Aging

MIND-full Monday: Spicy General Tao Chicken Stir Fry on Brown Rice

Its another MIND-full Monday here at Nesting with the Nelsons. I’m switching onto spicier fair for today’s convenience meal, using General Tao Stir Fry sauce from Blue Dragon. My husband and I originally picked these up as cash back offers from Checkout 51. If you’re a regular reader, you already know that most new things that I try out are… Read more →

Science Sunday: Alzheimer’s, Aging and Ethics of Editing the Human Genome

  Its Science Sunday, again! This week, I’ve pulled a few interesting articles involving Alzheimer’s disease, aging and editing the human genome.   A new research article published this month in Science Transitional Medicine shows fully restored memory in mice with Alzheimer’s disease by using a repetitive ultrasound scanning technique to remove accumulated amounts of one of Alzheimer’s known toxins, amyloid-beta. Although not a… Read more →

Science Sunday: “Thought Germs”, Longevity & Aging Drug Class, and Optogenetics

The links in my Science Sunday roundup this week are a mix of some lab research on longevity and aging, social science and mental hygiene as well as futuristic-sounding (but surprisingly practical) proposed solutions for correction and prevention of brain disorders. “Thought Germs” and Why Those Hot Issues Go So Viral on Social Media One of the better 5 minute breaks I spent watching Youtube this week… Read more →