Brits who watch telly ‘a quarter less likely to develop dementia’, scientists claim

WATCHING telly helps slash your risk of dementia by nearly a quarter, scientists claim. They said people doing “intellectual activities”, like reading or listening to the radio, are up to 23 per cent less likely to develop the disease. 1 Activities that are mentally challenging, sociable and also enjoyable are likely to be better for … Read more

Video: Can a beverage provide a brain boost?

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Have you looked at the lineup of soft drinks available at your grocery store lately? Dozens of new types of beverages claim to offer a myriad of health benefits. Some include ingredients such as nootropics and adaptogens, which claim to improve brain function. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Brent Bauer, … Read more

Experts discuss monkeypox symptoms, spread

Colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox particles (red) found within an infected cell (blue), cultured in the laboratory. Credit: NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland Monkeypox has been declared a national public health emergency. Two epidemiologists at the University of Michigan School of Public Health discuss the disease and its implications. Joseph … Read more