We are all conditioned to believe that “you can't teach an old dog new tricks,” that as we get older, we can't learn new skills easily and we just won't be as sharp as we were in our callow youth.But what if that's all it was: conditioning? What if we really do continue to learn the way we did as children well into our golden years?Read More
FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE
Now, in perhaps one of the greatest ironies in modern mental health history, new research from Oregon State University suggests that thinking over and over again about conflicts between your job and personal life is likely to damage both your mental and physical health.
If you are a man, you really can't get enough testosterone. It helps preserve your muscle strength and mass, sex drive, sperm production, bone density, red blood cell production, fat distribution and facial and body hair.Read More
In a major offensive in medicine's war with the Zika virus, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have isolated a human monoclonal antibody that in a mouse model “markedly reduced” infection.Read More
Is there finally a vaccine against this highly infectious bacteria—responsible for more than 500,000 deaths a year, including toxic shock syndrome and necrotizing fasciitis or “flesh-eating disease.”Read More
Now it appears that for those who qualify, weight loss surgery such as gastric bypass seems to help people not only lose a significant amount of weight but also keeps the weight off long term.Read More
Most of us love to drink our wine so the thought of packing its health benefits into a pill leaves some of us with feelings of apprehension - could this lead to the end of a good glass of cabernet?Read More