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Friday, Mar 25, 2011 1:34 am
National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the American Dietetic Association. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme is “Eat Right with Color”. National Nutrition Week…
Thursday, Mar 10, 2011 3:02 am
A study from East Carolina University has recently shown the effectiveness of casual video games to treat depression and anxiety. The researchers worked with 60 subjects suffering from depression, half the group representing control subjects. The team recorded an average decrease of 57% of depression symptoms, found that the subjects…
Friday, Feb 25, 2011 1:26 am
So we’ve read it in many studies: Physical exercise is important and contributes to a healthy life style. It has also been shown to be essential for cognitive health, helping us not only to remain physically fit but also to maintain mental sharpness. Today, however, researchers find that it is…
Thursday, Feb 10, 2011 3:08 am
According to a recent study published in the journal Science, using memory retrieval as a learning technique may be an excellent method to improve meaningful science learning.
Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 3:08 am
The results of a new study on 614 French vineyard workers in their 40s and 50s shows that there may be a link between a long-term exposure to pesticides and dementia. The study participants, who had worked in their industry for at least 20 years, were divided into different groups:…
Wednesday, Dec 15, 2010 10:17 am
This morning, the United States House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA). This historic legislation is now on its way to the President for his signature.
Friday, Dec 10, 2010 8:02 am
If you are now looking at the picture and thinking "This is how I want my retirement to look like", think again! A recent paper with the title “Mental Retirement” is currently suggesting that early retirement may lead to quicker memory decline.
Thursday, Dec 09, 2010 10:47 am
Yesterday the US Senate passed the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) (S. 3036), taking an important step toward addressing Alzheimer’s disease, the public health crisis of the 21st century. Pushed through under bi-partisan leadership, the country is one step closer to laying the groundwork for a national strategic plan to…
Wednesday, Dec 01, 2010 9:22 am
The Holidays... For most people, this period rimes with chocolate, tea, coffee, and lots of sweet treats. As we all know, all these are to be consumed in moderate quantities. But what if a mix of coffee and sugar suddenly turned out to boost your brain efficiency?
Wednesday, Nov 24, 2010 1:32 am
The Holidays are getting closer and you have no gift ideas. So you might have known that sleep helps you boost your memory. But would you ever have thought that a sharp memory could also help you boost your creativity?