Monday, February 9, 2009

Monday, February 9, 2009 Good News Posts from Margaret

Mediterranean Diet May Preserve Memory

"A new study shows that people who eat a Mediterranean-style diet are less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment, which is a stage of memory loss between typical aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Mediterranean eaters who already have mild cognitive impairment are less likely to transition into Alzheimer’s."

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Top 5 Easy Ways to Garden Greener

"Green gardening is a confusing term. Gardeners talk about their love of nature, but in reality what we’re doing is manipulating nature and short of growing a field of weeds, it will remain so. So the easiest way to garden greener is to work more cooperatively with nature. Here are 5 easy steps to make your garden greener. "

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Volunteers come to aid of Dominican town

"Three months after Hurricane Noel slammed into the Dominican Republic and nearly destroyed the small town of Pimentel, Youth for Christ volunteers are helping residents rebuild.'

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Japan scientists identify enzyme that may suppress cancer

"Scientists in Japan have identified an enzyme which appears to suppress breast cancer and they hope the finding will spur new therapies to control the second most common cancer in the world."

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