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Alzheimer’s: How light therapy could protect the brain

Alzheimer’s: How light therapy could protect the brain

Researchers have previously shown that a type of light therapy could potentially reduce toxic proteins that build up in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease. Now, the same team has identified what happens at cell level to achieve this result. A recent study asked why flickering light might help fight Alzheimer’s. In 2016, scientists at Massachusetts […]

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Are strangers’ mental health ‘recovery narratives’ helpful?

Are strangers’ mental health ‘recovery narratives’ helpful?

Researchers at the University of Nottingham in United Kingdom have reviewed dozens of articles analyzing the helpfulness of other people’s “recovery narratives” and found that they can help people overcome their own mental health problems. Hearing others’ recovery stories can help us cope with our own mental health issues. Increasingly, mental health professionals are considering […]

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Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks

Recent research on the health risks that people undergoing cancer treatment face warns that there is a lack of awareness about the risks that some of these therapies can pose to heart health. Not enough cancer patients are aware of the potential adverse effects of cancer treatment on their heart. Investigators from Flinders University in […]

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Health Tip: Paint Exposure First Aid

Health Tip: Paint Exposure First Aid

(HealthDay News) — From acrylic to oil-based, most paints for indoor use are safe to use. But paint users should be aware of first aid for paint exposure, says the National Capital Poison Center. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Poison Control suggests: Wash paint from the skin with soap and water. If paint gets into […]

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Three Ways to Improve Focus and Concentration

Three Ways to Improve Focus and Concentration

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, May 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Do you get distracted easily or find that it’s getting harder to stay focused on a task at hand or retain new information? These issues can happen to anyone, though they may seem to be more troublesome with advancing age. […]