Gerontology & Geriatrics

Loneliness increases risk of age-related memory loss, finds study

About a third of Canadians feel lonely, and a study from the University of Waterloo shows it has a greater negative impact on memory than even social isolation, though both present a significant risk to the aging population.

Medical economics

US politicians should open more health records, GOP senator says

Top elected officials such as the U.S. president and members of Congress should release health records, including neurological tests, so people know whether they're mentally up to the job, Republican Senator Bill Cassidy ...

Neuroscience

Why children misbehave when they are tired

Being tired is a feeling we often experience. When we do certain activities—physical or mental—over a period of time, or even after experiencing intense emotional states, we feel tired, perhaps even exhausted.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Exploring issues around aged care and intimacy

A snapshot of how residential aged care facilities respond to the issue of sex and intimacy amongst its residents was recently published in the Journal of Medical Ethics.

Neuroscience

On Nutrition: Food for thoughts

I forgot that June was Brain Health Awareness Month. And then I stumbled over several interesting research articles that say it's never to late—or early—to learn.

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