Jan 23, 2015
A Norwegian Institute of Public Health study of more than 50,000 subjects ages 20 to 101 showed significant associations between hearing loss and mental health.
Jan 16, 2015
Empathy defines us as social animals, because we not only want to understand what others are feeling, we also have an inherent need for them to understand what we are going through.
Jan 9, 2015
One of the most effective ways to improve memory capacity and minimize age-related changes is simply to make a conscious effort to pay better attention.
Jan 2, 2015
Two-thirds of Alzheimer’s victims are women , an increased risk that has been attributed to their longer life expectancy.
Dec 26, 2014
Advocates of breast-feeding often cite health benefits such as bolstering the baby’s immune system, strengthening the emotional bond between mother and infant, limiting allergic reactions, and protecting the child against obesity.
Dec 18, 2014
The holiday season is perhaps the time of year when we are most likely to suffer mental stress. Here are five ways to stay emotionally strong:
1. Stay connected. Loners generally don't do well in life - they have shorter life expectancies and greater risks for a variety of...
Dec 11, 2014
If you’re only fluent in one language, consider learning a second one , several studies indicate a connection between knowing more than one language and better cognitive abilities.
Dec 5, 2014
Millions of research volunteers have been essential to advancing medical science. Without their help, most of us wouldn’t have benefited from many remarkable scientific discoveries over the years.