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Virtual Reality can Help Spot Early Signs of Alzheimer's More Accurately

26 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Virtual reality technology may help identify early stages of Alzheimer's disease accurately than the standard cognitive tests which are currently in use, finds a new study.
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Topical uses for marijuana: Study finds it effective at soothing skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis

Topical uses for marijuana: Study finds it effective at soothing skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis

26 days ago   |   By Natural News

Skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis can potentially be treated with marijuana, a recent study suggests. Robert Dellavalle from the University of Colorado School of Medicine explains how some compounds found in marijuana might relieve itching and pain in people suffering from these skin diseases. The skin is the body's largest organ. It serves as a...
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Researchers uncover the earliest signs of Parkinson's in the brain, many...

Researchers uncover the earliest signs of Parkinson's in the brain, many years before symptoms

Damage to serotonin production was seen on brain imaging. King's College London said it was an 'excellent marker' for the disease which takes hold of the brain years before... Read more ...

Antioxidant Unable to Protect from Alzheimer's:New Study

Antioxidant Unable to Protect from Alzheimer's:New Study

Antioxidant puts up fight, but loses battle against protein linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. Read more ...

Maintaining brain health: Keep your brain young with these supplements and...

Maintaining brain health: Keep your brain young with these supplements and lifestyle habits

Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disease that impairs memory and other important cognitive functions. Today, it affects about 5.3 million Americans and is the sixth... Read more ...

Mom Plays Role in Your Age at Menopause, Longevity

Mom Plays Role in Your Age at Menopause, Longevity

Family history appears to be the most important factor in the timing of menopause, researchers say. And later menopause appears to be associated with slower aging. Read more ...

Pharmacological studies prove the therapeutic effects of many active...

Pharmacological studies prove the therapeutic effects of many active components from Chinese herbal medicine on Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Researchers from China looked at the effects of active components from Chinese herbal medicine on the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. They published their... Read more ...

Age-Friendly Funding Alert: USDA Rural Housing Preservation Grants

The Rural Housing Preservation Grant Program provides grants to sponsoring organizations for the repair or rehabilitation of housing owned or occupied by low- and... Read more ...

First Projects Funded by the Massachusetts Food Trust Program

Food access can be a concern in many communities working to become Age- and Dementia Friendly, but the Massachusetts Food Trust Program reached a milestone in funding its first... Read more ...

Biopsy Combo Boosts Prostate Cancer Detection

Detection rate reached 70.2% with systematic and MRI-guided targeted biopsy together Read more ...

10 Aftercare Tips for a Faster Recovery Following a Successful Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are probably the most common conditions of the eye and it involves clouding of the eye's natural lens. This causes blurry vision, trouble driving at night, and can... Read more ...

New laser treatment aims to stop the development of age-related vision loss

There are 200 million people in the world living with AMD, and in approximately a fifth of these cases, the disease progresses to an advanced stage, leading to visual impairment. Read more ...