What makes up a person? We all have bones, muscles, ligaments, organs, veins and arteries (and so on!) that are connected to create a functioning body. We move our fingers and toes without thinking about it, we speak to tell stories and offer advice, and our inner workings help transport blood, oxygen and other signals so we continue to motor right along.
But have you ever thought about how one part of your body is connected to another? Or better …Read more
But a new study suggests that nutrients high in antioxidants and other natural ingredients can help boost the speed at which the brains of older adults take in information.
Recently, a team of neuroscientists and gerontologists at the University of South Florida’s (USF) Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute investigated the effects of a nutritional supplement – rich in antioxidants – on the mental performance …Read more
Eat breakfast. Drink water. Exercise. Healthy lifestyle habits do plenty to keep your heart strong.
New research shows that heart-healthy habits will also help you respond better to treatment for depression.
In today’s society, depression is very common, affecting more than 350 million people worldwide. Numerous studies have found that depression is a major risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease, which may lead to heart attack and stroke.
Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana-Purdue University Indianapolis …Read more
No question, depression hurts –and leads to further health problems. Depression experienced at an early age not only leads to obesity, smoking and inactivity, but can cause heart problems later in life, according to research by the University of South Florida, Washington University and the University of Pittsburgh — and recently published in Psychosomatic Medicine.
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