Weekly musical dance classes can help to improve daily living and motor functions in those with mild-to-moderate Parkinson's disease.
While being bilingual delays the onset of dementia, the decline into full-blown Alzheimer's disease is more rapid in those who speak two or more languages than in monolingual people.
Following surgery, the brains of children with epilepsy are able to remap and compensate for damaged areas of the visual cortex. The findings shed light on brain plasticity.
Orthorexia Nervosa, an eating disorder associated with a pathological obsession with healthy eating, has been associated with OCD traits, poor body image, preoccupation with personal appearance and a prior history of eating disorders. Researchers report those who practise vegetarianism or veganism are at an increased risk of developing orthorexia.
According to researchers, social media use in young women can have a negative impact on the way they view their own bodies and appearance. The study reports women who engage with photos of friends they consider to be more attractive than themselves feel worse about their own appearance directly after viewing.
A new study reports 30 minutes of cognitive and motor training once a week can slow the progression of, and possibly reverse, the symptoms of dementia.
Eating a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables along with regular exercise can help stave off cognitive decline in adults, a new study reports.