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06/02/17

New research indicates that there could be a link between air pollution and cognitive decline, after finding that exposure to fine particulate matter could significantly...

23/01/17

Most medication available for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease focus on the symptoms and can contribute to a stabilisation of cognitive as well as functional...

28/11/16

Popular notion has long held that women are more concerned with body image than men, and previous studies have shown that women are more likely than men be less...

07/11/16

Eating disorders occur when people do not eat so as to meet their physical needs. These people often do not have a healthy sense of satiety and sometimes do not feel any...

24/10/16

The risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in later life is increased for individuals with high blood pressure, especially middle-aged adults.

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26/09/16

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for illnesses such as heart attack, stroke, renal failure or peripheral vascular disease. This is why it is...

05/09/16

Worldwide, at least 2.8 million people die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. An estimated 35.8 million (2.3 percent) of global disability-adjusted life...

22/08/16

A new review concludes that a Mediterranean diet is good for the brain, after finding that people who follow the diet are less likely to experience cognitive decline and...

15/08/16

A great variety of pain medication is available on the market; this article will focus only on a few examples. Generally speaking, it is important to remember that...

11/07/16

Find out about the athletes who are going to participate to the Cybathlon!

Bert Pot is pilot for Touch Bionics in the Powered Arm Prosthesis Race.

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