Neuroscience

Nerve transfer promising for acute flaccid myelitis patients

(HealthDay)—Two patients diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and upper-extremity neuropathy who were treated with peripheral nerve transfer continue to demonstrate functional recovery at two years, according to a case ...

Health

Creating a home gym on the cheap

(HealthDay)—A state-of-the-art home gym might not just be beyond the scope of your budget, it also might be beyond the scope of available space. But don't rule out this convenient fitness option so fast.

Neuroscience

Neural fingerprints ID those likely to abstain from cocaine

By measuring the strength of connections between different brain networks, Yale researchers successfully predicted who would abstain from cocaine during treatment, they report Jan. 4 in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

Health

Flexibility: A must at every age

(HealthDay)—Flexibility is a component of all types of movement—from everyday activities to the most rigorous exercises. Being flexible helps you stay mobile and avoid injury.

Health

Surmounting that fitness plateau

(HealthDay)—Just as there are diet plateaus, you can hit the wall with exercise, too—no longer seeing results from your efforts and then losing motivation.

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