New research reported suggests healthy lifestyle choices — including healthy diet, exercise, and cognitive stimulation — may decrease risk of cognitive decline and dementia.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced the launch of a new education campaign to help Americans understand the important role they play in removing and properly disposing of unused prescription opioids from their homes.
What if solving brain games and puzzles on a computer could reduce the chances of developing dementia such as Alzheimer’s or delay the debilitating loss of function associated with the disease?
Eye fatigue and dry eyes result from excessive evaporation of the tear film, which is naturally 99 percent water, and it leads to emotional problems that affect the economy and society in general.
Addison Care is a state of the art, 3D animated caregiver designed to engage aging and chronically ill clients throughout the home to supplement their care and to provide various health and safety features.
Dr. Alex Dimitriu with Menlo Park Psychiatry & Sleep Medicine offers tips on understanding symptoms and treatments for bipolar disorder and perspective for those faced with this diagnosis.
Consumers who’ve been looking for a recyclable and nicotine-free inhalation device have invested more than $60,000 into a new environmentally-friendly inhalation device, quadrupling the campaign goal for Vitamin Air on Indiegogo.
There’s a comprehensive body of research linking the use – and overuse – of social media with negative impacts on an individual’s mental and emotional well-being, explains Natalie Buchwald, Founder of Manhattan Mental Health Counseling.
Research over more than a century has also established that sleep plays an important role in memory retention. More recently, studies have begun to establish more precisely how the connection between sleep and memory works.
Though not having a heart attack, patients with “broken heart” syndrome still face considerable risk of hospital readmission and in-hospital death. This is the main finding of a study led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and published online Oct. 2 in the European Heart Journal—Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes.
In a study of CT scans of 1,200 patients, one-third of people 40 to 59 years had evidence of moderate to severe degenerative disc disease, while more than 600 of the patients had moderate to severe spinal osteoarthritis.