Posted 2:00 PM 4/29/2013 by By Steven Reinberg
MONDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Eating fish, chicken, olive oil and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids while staying away from meats and dairy -- the so-called Mediterranean diet -- may help older adults keep their memory and thinking skills sharp, a large new U.S. study suggests.(More)...
Posted 10:00 AM 4/26/2013 by By Amy Norton
FRIDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Noninvasive stimulation of an area of the brain linked to addiction seems to temporarily ease smokers' cravings for nicotine, a preliminary study finds.
The technique, called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), is already approved in the United (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 4/25/2013 by Robert Preidt
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Intense focus can help creative people achieve success, but it may undermine their capacity for flexible thinking, new research suggests.
The Northwestern University study included 74 college students with extremely high or low scores on a (More)More Stories from 4/25/2013
Posted 3:00 PM 4/24/2013 by By Brenda Goodman
WEDNESDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in a drug that's expected to become a popular treatment for multiple sclerosis has been linked to four European cases of a rare but sometimes fatal brain disease called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML).
Posted 10:00 AM 4/19/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) -- Up to 10 percent of children -- two or three kids in every classroom -- are thought to have learning disabilities, and a new review finds these disabilities have complex causes and suggests possible approaches.
Children frequently have more than one (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 4/18/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
THURSDAY, April 18 (HealthDay News) -- Human blood contains thousands of autoantibodies that could serve as signals for certain diseases, according to a new study.
Researchers found that every person has a unique autoantibody profile, which remains consistent over time.
People with (More)