Scientists have created a single pill which they claim, could be the answer to variety of brain problems including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis. The pill which can be consumed orally is designed in such a way that it protects the brain by fighting away the effects of inflammation.
People trained in musical instrumentals have slower mental decline and are cognitively sharper than others.
According to a latest research, consumption of oily fish could be very harmful for prostate cancer victims and could significantly increase their chances of succumbing to the disease.
In a latest study, a 'biomarker' has been found in the blood that may help indicate and predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Researchers tested blood samples of 99 women between the age of 70 and 80 and checked for levels of a fatty compound called ceramides, which is linked to inflammation and cell death. When the women were followed up after 9 years, 27 of them reportedly had developed dementia, 18 of whom had perhaps contracted Alzheimer's disease.
For many, retirement is very difficult to deal with. Life suddenly comes to a halt with nowhere to rush to everyday, and lying on the cozy bed for a major part of the day, becomes a routine. However, scientists say that sleeping for long hours in old age, might be harmful for the brain. Even, not getting proper sleep is also harmful. Now, the scientists say that restricting oneself to seven hours night sleep might be helpful in preventing the brain from ageing by extra two years. Care should be ...
Researchers have concluded that young women might have bladder control problems that may be linked to birth control use.
According to a Perdue University study, frequent abuse by a parent can increase a child's cancer risk in adulthood, and the effects are especially significant when mothers abuse their daughters and fathers abuse their sons.
According to an Oregon State University study, is claiming that higher blood pressure is associated with lower mortality in extremely frail, elderly adults.
Signs of cognitive decline can be seen when there are changes in a person's walk, researchers say after analyzing the results of five studies.
Four new studies claim that the amount of sleep and the quality could cause mental deterioration and Alzheimer's disease.
Although internet usage and social networking sites have been associated with youngsters for all the wrong reasons, a latest study says that it might not be the case with older people. Social networking sites are known to cause depression, loss of confidence and isolation in youngsters. But according to the latest research, which is based on a survey of almost 8,000 men and women aged over 50, the elderly are less likely to be diagnosed with depression compared with non-users. While it is a comm...
Memory loss is a common problem faced by people in their middle age.
A latest study reveals that psychological stress can lead to premature aging in people.
Growing old certainly means more than just physical aging.
According to new research, children born to obese mothers face health problems stemming from the womb.