Saturday, August 8, 2020

mental health

mental health
Crosswords and Sudoku May Not Stop Mental Decline

Crosswords and Sudoku May Not Stop Mental Decline

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  Mental engagement through problem-solving games like crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers may not offset cognitive losses due to age-related dementia,...
Dementia risk increased in female vets with brain injury, PTSD

Dementia Risk Increased in Female Vets with Brain Injury, PTSD

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Female military veterans with traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder or depression are more likely to develop dementia later in life...
A woman holds a packet of an antidepressant drug in Leicester

Many Older Adults Don’t Take Prescribed Antidepressants

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Older adults who are prescribed medication for depression by primary care physicians often fail to start taking these drugs or...
More evidence fruits and greens can be good for the brain

More Evidence Fruits and Greens Can Be Good for The Brain

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Middle-aged men who eat lots of fruits and vegetables may be lowering their odds of cognitive problems as they get on...
Breast cancer survivors may have lingering mental health effects

Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Lingering Mental Health Effects

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Breast cancer survivors may be more likely to experience anxiety, depression, sleep troubles and other mental health issues than women who...
Cannabis abstinence tied to memory improvement in adolescents, young adults

Cannabis Abstinence Tied to Memory Improvement in Adolescents, Young Adults

By Ankur Banerjee (Reuters Health)  Not using cannabis for a month could improve learning ability for adolescents and young adults who used the drug at least...