Neurology Articles & Stories

Viruses Eradicate Cancer Cells, Not Healthy Tissue

Viruses Eradicate Cancer Cells, Not Healthy Tissue

Researchers have genetically engineered a new strain of virus that seeks out and destroys cancer cells while leaving normal, healthy cells alone. Scientists at the Mayo Clinic developed the genome of the oncolytic (or cancer dissolving) virus to recognize the so-called microRNAs of normal tiss... Read More


Men Can Lower Mortality Risk with Daily Exercise

Men Can Lower Mortality Risk with Daily Exercise

Increasing daily exercise levels decreases the risk of death among African-American and Caucasian men, according to research examining the connection between fitness and mortality in over 15,000 participants. The study was first reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Read More


Alternative Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease

Alternative Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease

At the recent American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine conference in Orlando Florida, Dr. Richard Isaacson spoke bout new approaches for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Read More


New Research on Sleep Deprivation

New Research on Sleep Deprivation

New research is looking into ways to reverse the effects of sleep deprivation. The effect of sleep deprivation on cognitive function is well documented even though the underlying reasons are not well understood. Read More


Hundreds of Strokes Found to Be Avoidable

Hundreds of Strokes Found to Be Avoidable

Is there a way that we can avoid the major debilitating impact of an unexpected stroke? The answer is "yes" according to research done at the University of Manchester. Read More


Caffeine Found to Reverse Alzheimers' In Mice

Caffeine Found to Reverse Alzheimers' In Mice

Giving the caffeine equivalent of five cups of coffee a day to aged mice with symptoms of Alzheimer's reversed two signs of the disease: it reversed memory impairment and reduced the hallmark protein (beta-amyloid) in the animals' blood and brains, according to recent research. The research wa... Read More


Why a Cognitive Workout is Important to Brain Health

Why a Cognitive Workout is Important to Brain Health

According to Shlomo Breznitz, former professor of psychology, and president of University of Haifa, Israel - as we age, the choices we make about diet, exercise, and sleep can impact our brain's health over time. Some of these choices not only keep our brain functioning, but can also reduce th... Read More


Natural Therapies for the Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease

Natural Therapies for the Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease

A recent study at Columbia University published in The Journal of American Medicine reported that diet and exercise may dramatically reduce the risk of Alzheimer's Disease. Several healthcare practitioners interviewed by Empowered Health News hailed the news supporting that natural and healthy... Read More


7 Factors That Make Us Eat More Food

7 Factors That Make Us Eat More Food

The amount we eat every day is a factor not only of our genetics, the strength of our willpower or our metabolic rate. A lot more is at work, such as: Read More


Fruits and Vegetables Linked to Positive Cognitive Performance

Fruits and Vegetables Linked to Positive Cognitive Performance

Researchers in Germany examined the links between fruit and vegetable consumption, plasma micronutrient status and cognitive performance in health subjects aged 45-105 years. Published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, the results indicated higher cognitive performance in individuals with... Read More


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