Psychology & Psychiatry

Lonely older adults face more health risks

Always look on the bright side of life. Thanks to a new study from Concordia University, this catchy refrain offers a prescription for staying healthy during one's golden years.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Vitamin C and beta-carotene might protect against dementia

Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive decline… about 700, 000 Germans suffer from Alzheimer's disease (AD). Now researchers from the University of Ulm, among them the Epidemiologist Professor Gabriele Nagel and ...

Health

Even the very elderly and frail can benefit from exercise

A study carried out by Dr. Louis Bherer, PhD (Psychology), Laboratory Director and Researcher at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM), an institution affiliated with Université de Montréal, has shown ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cuba cholera contained, no case in capital: blog

A Cuban cholera outbreak that has claimed three lives has been contained and no cases have been detected in the capital Havana, a pro-government blog reported Wednesday.

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