Neurology

December 12th, 2018 A Scottish study shows that people who regularly do intellectual activities throughout life have higher mental abilities. This provides a 'higher cognitive point' from which to decline, but brain training in the form of puzzles, crosswords, etc does...

November 21st, 2018 Singing may provide benefits beyond improving respiratory and swallow control in people with Parkinson's disease, according to a pilot study from Iowa State University. The results revealed improvements in mood and motor symptoms, as well as reduced...

November 14th, 2018 A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study finds that one month of abstaining from cannabis use resulted in measurable improvement in memory functions important for learning among adolescents and young adults who are regular cannabis users. The...

October 24th, 2018 A simple test, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, taken within a week of a stroke may help predict how well people will have recovered up to three years later, according to a German study. "We found that this test, which takes less than 10...

October 3rd, 2018 One in two women and one in three men will develop dementia, or Parkinson's disease, or have a stroke in their lifetime. according to a large 26-year study. Those diagnosed with one of the three conditions had a higher prevalence of high blood...

September 19th, 2018 Data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Ageing, started in 1958, shows that adults who report being very sleepy during the day were nearly three times more likely than those who didn’t, to years later have brain deposits of beta amyloid, a...
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