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Greater engagement in leisure activities linked to lower blood pressure of Alzheimer's caregivers

Greater engagement in leisure activities linked to lower blood pressure of Alzheimer's caregivers

Researchers lay out framework to improve usability of wearable technology for older adults

Researchers lay out framework to improve usability of wearable technology for older adults

Single-parent kids have lower levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction in adulthood, study shows

Single-parent kids have lower levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction in adulthood, study shows

Specific cerebral circuitry bridges chemical changes and behavioral expressions in PTSD

Specific cerebral circuitry bridges chemical changes and behavioral expressions in PTSD

Study shows that cerebellum plays key role in schizophrenia

Study shows that cerebellum plays key role in schizophrenia

Meaningful information can help create long-term memories

Meaningful information can help create long-term memories

NAMS publishes new position statement on use of hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms

NAMS publishes new position statement on use of hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms

Late bedtime linked to lower perceived control of obsessive thoughts

Late bedtime linked to lower perceived control of obsessive thoughts

Researchers exploring impact of emotional spillover in the brain

Researchers exploring impact of emotional spillover in the brain

Study shows how early family relationships affect children’s emotional development

Study shows how early family relationships affect children’s emotional development

Uncontrolled brain activity may lead to memory and attentional impairments, review suggests

Uncontrolled brain activity may lead to memory and attentional impairments, review suggests

Researchers find link between chemotherapy during childhood and cognitive problems later in life

Researchers find link between chemotherapy during childhood and cognitive problems later in life

Menopause linked to severity of lumbar disc degeneration

Menopause linked to severity of lumbar disc degeneration

Study recommends three most effective approaches for encouraging kids to eat vegetables

Study recommends three most effective approaches for encouraging kids to eat vegetables

Interesting food descriptions and increase of healthy food intake - connection found in new study

Interesting food descriptions and increase of healthy food intake - connection found in new study

Single bout of exercise can have significant positive behavioral and cognitive effects

Single bout of exercise can have significant positive behavioral and cognitive effects

Emerging blood test could offer effective alternative to detect cancer

Emerging blood test could offer effective alternative to detect cancer

IUPUI researchers find differing risks for binge drinking based on race, income and age

IUPUI researchers find differing risks for binge drinking based on race, income and age

Smarter algorithms could lead to greater understanding of the brain's true complexity

Smarter algorithms could lead to greater understanding of the brain's true complexity

Alcohol consumption linked to higher prevalence of sarcopenia in postmenopausal women

Alcohol consumption linked to higher prevalence of sarcopenia in postmenopausal women