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Do brain-training exercises really work?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A battle has been brewing over whether brain training really works, leaving consumers stuck in the middle, scratching their heads.<p>Many experts believe that brain-training programs are a waste of money. They roll their eyes at the idea that using such computerized programs can improve …

The Brain

How Much Exercise Gives Your Brain the Biggest Boost?

The best predictor of cognitive gains is how much your aerobic fitness improves.<p>Exercise makes you smarter... but how much do you need to maximize its benefits? When it comes to physical health, the general principle according to exercise guidelines is: “Some exercise is better than none and higher …

Vigorous exercise may reduce Alzheimer's risk

<i>Exercise may be a powerful tool to protect us from dementia, but not all physical activity is created equal in the fight for cognitive vitality.</i> …

White matter integrity, hippocampal volume, and cognitive performance of a world-famous nonagenarian track-and-field athlete.

2016;22(2):135-44. doi: 10.1080/13554794.2015.1074709. Epub 2015 Aug 3.<p>1a The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University …

Objective measures of physical activity, white matter integrity and cognitive status in adults over age 80.

2015 May 1;284:51-7. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2015.01.045. Epub 2015 Feb 2.<p>1Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of …

"Where to?" remote memory for spatial relations and landmark identity in former taxi drivers with Alzheimer's disease and encephalitis.

2005 Mar;17(3):446-62.<p>1Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. srosenbaum@rotman-baycrest.on.ca<p>Abstract<p>Recent research suggests …

Why should gay rights depend on being ‘born this way’? – Shamus Khan

Last month, the US Supreme Court affirmed the rights of same-sex couples to marry. The decision was a major achievement for a liberation movement …

Hospice: What is it and when is it for you?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most of us would prefer to put the thought of hospice and end-of-life care as far out of our minds as possible.<p>True, the health problems that make a person need hospice care -- terminal illness — are never reason to celebrate. "[But] hospice is not about giving up. It's about living as …

Health Care

Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

OSCEOLA, Mo. (AP) — After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece.<p>Ceiling tiles are …

Health Care

Kansas's Failed Experiment - The Atlantic

Surviving a tough reelection race, as Sam Brownback did in Kansas last year, can often be a cleansing experience for a governor. It should certainly bring relief. After all, Brownback managed to earn a fresh nod of support from voters despite a messy first term marked by a fiscal embarrassment of …

Republicans

If Congress Can't Fix SGR, Will It Still Pay To Become A Doctor?

As a medical school professor and health care CEO, I know firsthand that caring for patients is one of the most fulfilling responsibilities a person can have. But this privilege comes with tremendous personal and financial sacrifices.<p>The U.S. Senate left hundreds of thousands of U.S. physicians in …

Health Care

Spring 2015

Math 220 -- Spring 2015<p>Analytic Geometry and Calculus I<p><b>Lecturer (1:30-2:20) and Coordinator:</b> Craig Spencer, Cardwell 023, cvs@ksu.edu<p><b>Lecturer</b> …