Archive for September, 2008
Dear Friend of Nedley Health Solutions,
Do you want to stay sharp and in control of your life every step of the way? There are proactive steps you can take to achieve the mental alertness you need. As researchers are finding out, you can actually increase your thinking ability—and intelligence—by developing new brain cell connections. You [...]
Physicians with an eye towards reducing coronary heart disease may soon be adding another piece of advice to their traditional stop-smoking, get-some-exercise, lose-weight-now message: eat some red yeast rice.
Researchers from three universities—the University of Tromso in Norway, Shanghai University of Traditional Medicine and Beijing University of Chinese Medicine conducted a review of 93 randomized trials [...]
According to a new study, socially connected elderly adults who fractured their hip had a better chance of survival, and better recoveries, than their less socially-integrated peers. Researchers led by Dr. Edward Mortimore found that among 674 elderly hip fracture patients, those who’d had regular contact with friends in the weeks before the injury were [...]
Stroke survivors with a positive outlook function better on their own three months after leaving the hospital than their gloomier counterparts, new research shows. The study, which was headed by Dr. Glenn V. Ostir of the University of Texas, surveyed 823 recovering stroke patients age 55 or older while they were in the hospital. A [...]