Hard Evidence We Can Slow Alzheimer’s By Exercising The Body And The Mind (Forbes):
“Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most feared diagnoses among patients…once the disease has been diagnosed, there is nothing modern medicine can do to stop it.
But it can be slowed, and a new study presented Read the rest of this entry »
By: Greater Good Magazine
Medical professionals are burdened daily with the pain and suffering of patients. Many work long hours, and regularly face stressful situations. This burden does not come without consequence: 60 percent of physicians report having experienced burnout at some point in their careers.
Mindfulness courses designed to help health care workers Read the rest of this entry »
The Mindfulness Backlash (The New York Times):
“Mindfulness has reached such a level of hipness that it is now suggested as a cure for essentially every ailment. Anxious? Broke? Sneezing? Definitely try meditating. This vogue is in part due to the real benefits of mindfulness, a form of attention and awareness often (but not always) achieved through meditation or yoga. It’s a trend for a reason. But Read the rest of this entry »
By: Caroline Latham
Here’s a quick test to determine your stress level. Read the following description completely before looking at the picture. Read the rest of this entry »
How a new approach to funding Alzheimer’s research could pay off (MIT News):
“More than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, the affliction that erodes memory and other mental capacities, but no drugs targeting the disease have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration since 2003…Lo and three co-authors propose Read the rest of this entry »
Can the secrets to human cognition be found in Lumosity’s brain-training games? (Washington Post):
“Google was a pioneer in the field of big data and science a few years ago when it began to publish flu trends based on what people were searching for online. Some of its researchers are now working on a way to pinpoint adverse events with medications based on search data…Much of the initial work with Lumosity’s data aims to Read the rest of this entry »
10 maps that show how much time Americans spend grooming, eating, thinking and praying (The Washington Post):
“The American Time Use Survey is a treasure trove of data for understanding how Americans spend their days. The survey is essentially a national diary of how Read the rest of this entry »