Monthly Archives: February 2016

10 02, 2016

Couch potatoes risk brain as well as muscle atrophy: MRI study

2016-02-10T22:37:54-04:00 February 10th, 2016|Brain MRI|

To exercise your mind you have to exercise your body, say the results of a newly released MRI study that was 20 years in the making. The study, published February 10 in the journal of Neurology, has its roots in the 1990s when 1,583 middle-aged (average age 40 years) participants took a treadmill test and a [...]

2 02, 2016

February 4 is World Cancer Day

2016-02-02T22:38:47-04:00 February 2nd, 2016|Cancer Research, Early Cancer Detection|

"We can, I can," is the slogan for World Cancer Day 2016, and prevention is on the agenda. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up together, encouraging governments around the world to implement public policies that may collectively prevent 1/3 of cancer cases.   In the Americas, [...]