A simple and inexpensive eye test could help doctors diagnose major neurological conditions like Alzheimer s disease earlier than is currently possible. [caption id="attachment_8923" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Researchers are studying the link between music, Alzheimer s, and the brain. (File photo)"]
Each year in the U.S., approximately 50,000 adults die from vaccine-preventable diseases or related complications. Although infectious diseases in general are no longer the most common causes of death, pneumonia and influenza remain among the top ten causes of death for older adults. Vaccinations are readily available for common adult illnesses such as influenza, pneumonia,...
Being physically fit may help your brain function at the top of its game. Canadian researchers found that physical activity improves blood flow in the brain, which in turn boosts cognitive function (thinking abilities). The study evaluated a random sample of women whose average age was 65. Scientists found that women who took part in regular aerobic activity had lower blood pressures, more...