Fending off dementia

Researchers believe that mental, physical and sexual activity can help ward off dementia and other degenerative diseases because they stimulate new brain cells. According to Chinese medicine, mental health depends on heart energy. Both mental and physical activity increase heart … Continue reading

Depression and the elderly; depression and exercise

According to new research, treating depression in the elderly can not only improve their spirits but also their physical health, which allows them to remain independent longer. Another study suggests that exercise may help depression. According to Chinese medicine, happiness … Continue reading

Breast cancer, industrialized society and light

Researchers want to know why breast cancer is more common in industrialized societies, particularly among shift workers (Breast cancer mystery frustrates scientists). One theory points the finger at increased exposure to artificial light, which disrupts the body’s natural sleep and … Continue reading