Researchers are betting on gel in the fight against cancer. Then, CBD may be entering a new market. Apple may be expanding into the health world. And finally, two tricks to help boost your memory.
In an effort to progress communication technology for the physically disabled, Dr. Daniel Rubin, a neurologist, is working to uncover some of the questions around sleep
Your posture may be affecting your medication. Then, aging no longer means losing your memories. And finally…do generous people sleep more?
The Mandela Effect is a phenomenon where large groups of people falsely remember the same information. But how is this possible?
Are robots helping or hurting the human workforce; Rewarding someone for a job well done may be a mistake; Pregnant women no longer have to give up caffeine; One more reason to get your eight hours of sleep each night.
About 25% of pregnant women have skipped taking care of their health needs due to cost. A new machine learning platform can analyze a short video clip created while taking selfies and accurately predict whether the person is at risk of Parkinson’s disease. Then, air pollution significantly lessens brain performance. And finally, if you want to help the …
Medicine in intensive care units has become so technically focused that many doctors believe they’ve lost their connection with the humanity of patients, and a high degree of patients are experiencing post intensive care syndrome.
Major surgery such as a heart bypass may increase the risk of dementia. Then, a study finds that gun violence is up by 30% since the start of the pandemic. Also, could the anxiety of being heard by someone else play a role in stuttering? And finally, research says about half of pregnancies in the United States are unintended.
Dementia has a much wider range than most people think, and people with dementia are usually functional for years. An expert discusses the course of the disease and how life can still be positive for years before it reaches the late, debilitating stage most people think of when they hear the word “dementia.”
Some nursing homes with a large number of patients with dementia have found that farm animals on-site and even in rooms can be helpful in raising spirits and reducing the need for medications. A therapist and program director at one such nursing home discusses how llamas, chickens, goats and mini horses have found a home, to the benefit of residents.
Scientists may someday be able to treat alcoholic liver disease with something short of a liver transplant. Then, if you want to keep the mind alive as you age, play games. And finally, a new study shows giving buses an inexpensive engine retrofit helps not only the health of students who ride them, but also their academic performance.
Nodding off very often during the day may be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Then, surveys show that about a tenth of Americans over age 18 either use illicit drugs or don’t use their medications the way they’re supposed to. And finally, If you’re really stressed, a nice glass of red wine really could be just the ticket.