Seniors: These Activities Help Keep Your Brain Sharp

With age comes a natural decline in brain function known as mild cognitive impairment, or MCI, but Mayo Clinic researchers…

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World Health Day 2017: Focus on Mental Health

On April 7 we celebrate World Health Day. Each year the World Health Organization—founded on this day in 1948—chooses a…

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Study: Leafy Greens Promote Brain Health in Seniors

Throughout life our brains continuously acquire new information and store it away for later use—things like how to tie our…

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Study Spotlights a Decline in Dementia Rates among U.S. Seniors

The term dementia describes a range of symptoms linked to a decline in healthy brain function, including memory loss. Now,…

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Constipation May Affect Healthy Kidneys, and Here’s Why

While the occasional bout of constipation is not uncommon, ongoing problems with a sluggish bowel may impact the health of…

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The Link between Diet, Gut Bacteria, and Healthy Vision

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common condition that causes damage to our eyes as we get older. In its…

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Omega-3 Clears Brain Waste Linked to Alzheimer’s

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia linked to changes in memory, mood,…

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Can Simple Stretching Exercises Support a Healthy Heart?

When it comes to heart health, even small changes in your daily routine can bring about positive changes and help…

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Air Pollution and Your Brain: New Study Finds Potential Link to Alzheimer’s

Magnetite doesn’t sound like something you want in your brain, but it was found to be “abundant” in the brain…

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A Break in Exercise May Impact a Healthy Brain

Even a short break from regular physical activity can have a profound impact on your health. Your heart, lungs, and…

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Is Travel the Key to Happiness and a Healthy Mind?

Researchers at the Tohoku University Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC) are taking an innovative approach to finding out…

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Are Those Extra Pounds Adding Years to Your Brain?

Obesity has been linked to countless health problems including heart disease, diabetes, and even shorter lifespans. Now, researchers at the…

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Study Links Omega-3 with Bowel Health

Countless studies point to the health benefits of fish-derived Omega-3 fatty acids, which is why many experts recommend adding more…

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Can Our Gut Bacteria Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Two new studies point to a link between the gut microbiome and rheumatoid arthritis—an autoimmune disorder characterized by widespread inflammation…

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Healthy Diet Improves Mobility as Women Get Older

We know from previous studies that good nutrition is strongly linked to optimal health. Now, experts at Brigham and Women’s…

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