This isn’t a Homeric epic. There are no oracles laying out our destiny and predicting our inevitable demise. But even if we can’t know the precise date of our death, we can use certain biomarkers, measurements, and characteristics to make predictions—with a reasonable amount of accuracy—about a person’s propensity to kick the bucket. As is the case […]
Running 5 Minutes a Day Has Long-Lasting Benefits according to researchers from Iowa State University, the University of South Carolina, the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, La., and other institutions. #RunningBenefits #Longevity
New evidence linking fruit and vegetable consumption with lower mortality. However I wonder, is it the plant consumption that reduces mortality, or is plant consumption an indicator of those people simply living healthier lives in the first place?
Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease - It appears that, with sufficient survival time, virtually all PD patients will develop CI and that this nonmotor complication is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Read more: http://health.tipsdiscover.com/cognitive-impairment-parkinsons-disease/#ixzz2kcIxFhmu
Best Online Psychology Tests Want to know what’s really going on in your own head? The mental health Web site PsychCentral offers a list of the best online psychology tests. Some of these are used to collect data for research experiments, while others are skill tests or quizzes that offer personal insights. Here are a few of the best.