Tag: Health

Could a Common Drug Return Stolen Memories?

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. Thought once a hopeless diagnosis, new researcher suggests an Alzheimer’s cure may be closer than ever. A new study found that mefenamic acid–a common Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) used for period pain–successfully treated an experimental model of Alzheimer’s disease in mice. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form

A Shocking Way to Cut Calories

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. A little shock to the brain could one day help some patients stop overeating. A new study found that a type of noninvasive brain stimulation called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) may limit the number of calories patients take in. tDCS uses electricity to stimulate particular brain regions.