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Possible cause of common dementia found, opening avenues for treatment

A major cause of dementia has been potentially discovered, scientists report. In the type of dementia studied, there is damage to the white matter (nerve fibres) of the brain apparent on computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)…

Older brains benefit from all types of exercise

All physical activity benefits the brain. This is the main message of a new study that compared the effects of different kinds of exercise on cognition in older adults.

Meditation makes you more creative

Certain meditation techniques can promote creative thinking, even if you have never meditated before.

Low social position explains link between lack of money and poor health

People with low incomes are more prone to ill health due to the stress associated with their social position rather than their lack of money, according to researchers at the University of Stirling.

To reap the brain benefits of physical activity, just get moving!

Everyone knows that exercise makes you feel more mentally alert at any age. But do you need to follow a specific training program to improve your cognitive function?

Nearly 1 in 5 adults suffer persistent pain

Americans are in a world of hurt.Nearly one in five U.S. adults are in pain most every day for spells of three months or longer, according to an analysis by Jae Kennedy, professor of health…