Medical research

Preventing relapse in recovery from cocaine use disorder

A study conducted at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil and described in an article published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence may help healthcare workers identify patients who risk relapse after undergoing ...

Cardiology

Exercise may improve memory in heart failure patients

Two-thirds of patients with heart failure have cognitive problems, according to research presented today at EuroHeartCare 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

Attention deficit disorders

More sleep may help teens with ADHD focus and organize

Teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may benefit from more sleep to help them focus, plan and control their emotions. The findings—the first of their kind in young people with ADHD—will be presented ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

All exercise intensities benefit older brains

Older adults who engage in short bursts of physical activity can experience a boost in brain health even if the activity is carried out at a reasonably low intensity, according to a new Western study.

Health

Setting preschoolers on an active path

(HealthDay)—Physical activity is closely linked to development of a child's mental skills—ones essential to academic success and navigating challenges they'll face throughout life.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers factoring in how children learn mathematics

What is 72 multiplied by 12? While fourth-graders will focus on arriving at the correct answer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher Carrie Clark wants to know what happens in the brain as they learn to solve the problem.

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