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2013-01-01 10:51:10

Depression in a group of Medicare recipients ages 65 years and older appears to be associated with prevalent mild cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia.

Health And Happiness Really Are Related
2012-11-14 11:17:39

Researcher recently published a new study indicating that disruption of the body’s healthy daily functions was related to decreases in overall happiness.

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2012-08-21 16:41:30

New research suggests that obesity and its associated risk factors lead to a more rapid mental decline in persons over 50, according to a report in the journal Neurology.

2012-08-15 01:11:59

Current drug therapy for patients with HIV is unable to control the complete replication of the virus in the brain.

2012-04-25 11:43:34

BBSRC-funded researchers at Cambridge University have shed new light on a common food poisoning bug.

2012-04-06 11:10:13

Cognitive and psychiatric impairments are common among long-term survivors of acute lung injury (ALI), and these impairments can be assessed using a telephone-based test battery.

2012-03-01 02:07:56

A study recently published by the University of Kentucky's Scott Livingston shows that physiological problems stemming from a concussion may continue to present in the patient even after standard symptoms subside.

2012-02-16 14:16:10

Simple tests such as walking speed and hand grip strength may help doctors determine how likely it is a middle-aged person will develop dementia or stroke.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.