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A recently published meta-analysis by the UConn Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP) is the first-ever to explore the use of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness-based interventions for the effective treatment of chronic concussion symptoms.
Using multiple languages may help to protect the brain against age-related cognitive decline.
A brain circuit that is critical for maintaining motivation may be responsible for a decline in learning as people age.
Maintaining brain health is especially important in the senior population, because once brain cells die, dementia typically follows.
Nursing home residents who are transferred to the emergency department potentially face long-term health consequences.
In addition to increasing physical power, physical training reduced participants’ body fat percentage and increased their oxygen-uptake efficiency.
A new study found a combination of physical activity and cognition-boosting tasks, such as reading a book, is the best way to preserve brain health.
Daily mindfulness contributed to less same-day sleepiness, and those with greater mindful attention were 66% less likely to experience symptoms of insomnia.
Some of these behaviors are not considered indicators of Alzheimer disease or other memory-impairing illnesses.
The new study reveals that consuming these beverages during the breastfeeding period may also lead to poorer cognitive development in children nearly 2 years later.
Children with a previous diabetes diagnosis showed lower performances compared with newly diagnosed children, suggesting that the deficits may worsen over time.
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