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Alzheimer’s patients see brain improvements from listening to their favorite songs

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Nov 10, 2021 … TORONTO, Ontario — Music can have a powerful impact on the human mind. Previous studies have even found that listening to certain songs can improve health and reduce mental illness. When it comes to hearing our favorite and most memorable songs, a new study reveals that Alzheimer’s patients and those suffering from mild cognitive impairment see…

Your bedtime impacts heart health. Here’s why going to sleep at 10 p.m. may save your life

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Nov 09, 2021 … SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France — Bedtimes are probably something many people only associate with children. However, a new study reveals that adults should be just as strict with their own sleep cycles as well. Researchers find that going to bed between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. local time lowers the risk of developing heart disease compared to…

True sportswear: New ‘OmniFibers’ material ‘trains you’ to breathe like pro athletes

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Oct 28, 2021 … CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Sportswear is moving into a new era thanks to smart technology. A new fabric that “records” muscle movement when you breathe could allow for better training and quicker recovery from respiratory disease. The fibers of the fabric, dubbed OmniFibers, record the breathing pattern of top athletes. When it is worn by others,…

A 6-minute treatment could improve memory and movement in dementia patients

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Oct 19, 2021 … DURHAM, United Kingdom — A new infrared light therapy that takes just minutes each day could help patients with dementia and other brain disorders improve their memory and movement, a new study reveals. Using a special helmet, the treatment may also be a breakthrough therapy for people with Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injuries, or motor…

Your brain stays ‘younger’ than your actual age if you’ve got healthy blood pressure

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Oct 13, 2021 … CANBERRA, Australia — There are plenty of reasons to prioritize healthy blood pressure levels, but we can now add robust brain health to the list. Researchers from the Australian National University report maintaining optimal blood pressure helps the brain stay at least six months younger than a person’s actual age. Meanwhile, people with high blood pressure,…

Early onset high blood pressure can alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

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Oct 04, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — Developing high blood pressure at an earlier age can mean more than just heart trouble, it may also make the brain more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease later in life. Researchers reporting to the American Heart Association find people under 45 years-old with high blood pressure are over 60 percent more prone to…

Aspirin may help COVID patients avoid ventilator, lowers risk of death

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Oct 02, 2021 … WASHINGTON — With the rise in COVID-19 cases, many may be able to prevent severe infection and potential death by taking low dose aspirin. In a study led by researchers at George Washington University, aspirin worked to protect the lungs of COVID-19 patients. Researchers say the drug may minimize the requirement for mechanical ventilation and…