Psychology & Psychiatry

How kids benefit from doing chores

(HealthDay)—Chores. Whether you're an adult or a child, the very word makes any job sound less than fun.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Medical nutrition-drink may affect development of early Alzheimer's

In a new study, an international research team shows that a medical nutrition-drink, consisting of, among other things, essential fatty acids and vitamins, may have an impact on disease development in patients with so-called ...

Health

The value of strength training

(HealthDay)—Strength training—also called resistance training or, simply, weightlifting—isn't just for those muscular bodybuilders at the gym.

Neuroscience

Simple urine test for motor neurone disease

A researcher at Flinders University has developed a simple urine test that gives a quantitative measure of the severity of motor neurone disease.

Cardiology

Motorized cycling may prime brain for relearning after stroke

Exercise on a motorized stationary bike appeared to give stroke patients an advantage in relearning everyday tasks and improved motor function of their arms, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's ...

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