More than 7 million Americans have survived a stroke, according to the American Stroke Association, and up to 83 percent of stroke survivors suffer cognitive impairment. Resulting changes in mobility, language skills and brain functioning can severely diminish quality of ...Continue reading
Want to Reduce Stroke Risks? Switch to Healthy Lifestyle: The risk of stroke was 35 per cent higher among those at high genetic risk compared with those at low genetic risk, irrespective of lifestyle.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, which includes quitting smoking and reducing weight, can help people at high genetic risk to decrease their chance of suffering a stroke. The study, led by researchers from the University of Cambridge in the UK, showed ...Continue reading
One question that scientists and fitness experts alike would love to answer is whether exercise or nutrition has a bigger positive impact on bone strength. University of Michigan researchers looked at mineral supplementation and exercise in mice, and found surprising ...Continue reading
Study shows exercise generates new neurons, improves cognition in mouse model. A study by a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team finds that neurogenesis — inducing the production of new neurons — in the brain structure in which memories are ...Continue reading