Why does Alzheimer affect more women than men?

Why does Alzheimer affect more women than men?

In some countries, more than two thirds of people with Alzheimer’s are women. Gender differences in diseases related to dementia are only recognized now, but the consequences can change the way we fight against the disease. Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2015, 75-year-old Brenda Whittle still enjoys doing puzzles, sewing...

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The fascinating physical phenomena behind the reddish beauty of sunsets

The fascinating physical phenomena behind the reddish beauty of sunsets

“The light that reaches us from the Sun when it is on the horizon does not have any blue light anymore, it practically has only red light”, explained the astrophysicist Fernando Jauregui. It is one of nature’s most captivating shows. A sunset that spreads and radiates in the sky its...

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Guide to become a millionaire in 15 years

Guide to become a millionaire in 15 years

Young people are pretty confident about their financial futures. A recent survey found that 53% of millennial expect to become millionaires at some point in their lives if they aren’t already. While 23% believe they’ll hit $1 million by age 50 or older, many expect to get there more quickly....

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What are the “taxes on sin” (and why they cause so much controversy in the world)

What are the “taxes on sin” (and why they cause so much controversy in the world)

Tobacco kills more than 7 million people a year, according to the WHO, which considers that tobacco taxes are the most effective means to reduce consumption. A tax increase always generates controversy. But when countries apply the “taxes to sin”, the discussion tends to go far beyond mere economic arguments. Also...

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12 effective tips for Stress Management – The Psychology of managing pressure

12 effective tips for Stress Management – The Psychology of managing pressure

What is stress? Stress happens when we feel we can’t cope with pressure – it’s a state of emotional strain resulting from demanding circumstances, deadlines, sudden information and ongoing and mounting responsibilities. Symptoms include a feeling of uneasiness, panic or dread – triggers can vary from lack of sleep, to...

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The language of love – Principles of a happy marriage

The language of love – Principles of a happy marriage

Whether you are newlywed, or refer to yourselves as ‘old Ball ‘n’ Chain,’ every marriage has its share of ups and downs. While it may sound cliché, lulls and patterns of mundanity are natural to the ebb and flow of married life. Periods of stress, boredom, and poor communication are...

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10 things that autistic people want others to know about how to communicate with them

10 things that autistic people want others to know about how to communicate with them

Autistic people have difficulty concentrating on a single sound, they tend to listen to everything without priority. Communicating ideas is not always easy. But if you are autistic, the task can be even more difficult. We are assured by Alis Rowe, British author and entrepreneur with Asperger’s Syndrome. She says that we...

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Crocs Might Now Be Cool!

Crocs Might Now Be Cool!

Crocs, the slip-on plastic clogs worn most notably by Mario Batali and people who subscribe to gardening magazines have—against the natural order of the universe—become a niche trend. Apparently, as demonstrated by a small-but-influential group of fashion insiders, artists, designers, celebrities, and L.A. guys with man buns who brunch, Crocs are cool now whether...

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Hoarding disorder: Diminishing quality of life

Hoarding disorder: Diminishing quality of life

Hoarding disorder is a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived need to save them. A person with hoarding disorder experiences distress at the thought of getting rid of the items. Excessive accumulation of items, regardless of actual value, occurs.  Hoarding is not the same as...

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6 new technological concepts that you need to know to understand the future

6 new technological concepts that you need to know to understand the future

To understand the modern world it is necessary to learn its vocabulary. Can you imagine that, with the push of a button, it is possible to build a whole house in a matter of hours? And what do you think about being connected to the internet while traveling by plane?...

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