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Study: Adding Color to Your Plate May Lower Risk of Cognitive Decline

A new study shows that people who eat a diet that includes at least half a serving per day of foods high in flavonoids like strawberries, oranges, peppers and apples may have a 20% lower risk of cognitive decline. The research is published in the...
23-Jul-2021 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Increased Risk of Second Stroke, Death

People with larger waistlines, high blood pressure and other risk factors that make up metabolic syndrome may be at higher risk for having a second stroke and even dying than people who do not have metabolic syndrome, according to a meta-analysis...
23-Jul-2021 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What’s Riskier for Young Soccer Players, Practice or Game Time?

For young soccer players, participating in repetitive technical training activities involving heading during practice may result in more total head impacts but playing in scrimmages or actual soccer games may result in greater magnitude head...
22-Jul-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What Does a Virtual Roller Coaster Ride Tell Us About Migraine?

When experiencing the ups and downs of a virtual roller coaster ride, people who get migraine headaches reported more dizziness and motion sickness than people who do not get migraines, according to a new study published in the July 7, 2021, online...
15-Jul-2021 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Think About This: Keeping Your Brain Active May Delay Alzheimer’s Dementia 5 Years

Keeping your brain active in old age has always been a smart idea, but a new study suggests that reading, writing letters and playing card games or puzzles in later life may delay the onset of Alzheimer’s dementia by up to five years. The research...
9-Jul-2021 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AAN Issues Ethical Guidance for Dementia Diagnosis and Care

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world’s largest association of neurologists with more than 36,000 members, is issuing ethical guidance for neurologists and neuroscience professionals who care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and...
9-Jul-2021 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Could Ketogenic Diet Be Helpful with Brain Cancer?

A modified ketogenic diet may be worth exploring for people with brain tumors, according to a new study published in the July 7, 2021, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The diet is high in fat and...
1-Jul-2021 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does Socioeconomic Status Explain Why Black People with MS Have More Disability?

A new study suggests that even when differences in socioeconomic status are taken into consideration, Black people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be more negatively impacted by the disease than white people with MS. The research is published in...
28-Jun-2021 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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