Neuroscience

Estrogen may offer protection against delirium

Delirium is common among women with urinary tract infections (UTIs)—especially those who have experienced menopause. Investigators from Cedars-Sinai, working with laboratory mice, have been able to prevent symptoms of the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Reading for pleasure strengthens memory in older adults

Baseball may be America's favorite pastime, but in rankings of the most popular hobbies, reading is more consistently ranked highly. It's not hard to see why: reading is simultaneously engaging and relaxing, and it's fun ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Morning blue light treatment improves sleep in patients with PTSD

People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced better sleep, a reduction in the severity of PTSD symptoms and more effective treatments after exposure to blue light therapy, according to a new study conducted ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Neurologist discusses mild cognitive impairment

We've all walked into a room, only to have forgotten exactly why we are there. Or maybe our ability to recall names of long-lost friends or classmates isn't quite what it used to be.

Health

On Nutrition: Another look at the Dirty Dozen

Did you ever think that strawberries, spinach and kale would be called "filthy"? Or leafy green vegetables "repeat offenders"? That's exactly how these especially nutritious fruits and vegetables are described in a recent ...

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