Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline
Your speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh … developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline, which can lead to Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests.
26 May, 2017 Sweet Therapy: Chocolate May Help Prevent Irregular Heartbeat Eating chocolate has been linked with a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke, and now a new study from Denmark suggests that regular consumption of the treat may help to prevent the development of atrial fibrillation, a type of irregular heartbeat. Researchers found that adults in […]
6 March, 2017 A comeback for cursive? More states encouraging penmanship in school Recommended: 1912 eighth grade exam: Could you make it to high school in 1912? The development of automatic motor movements, the study suggested, was key – when you can write in a smooth, no-thought-required manner, you can concentrate on expressing yourself, not on grinding out […]
13 March, 2017 Going Gluten-Free Won't Help You Avoid Diabetes Gluten-free diets are all the rage these days, but for most people, shunning gluten may offer no benefit to overall health, a new analysis suggests. In fact, the people in the study who ate more gluten were 13 percent less likely to develop type 2 dia...