Archive for Women’s Health

Videogames for brain health?

Can you beef up your brain with video games?
MSNBC -Jul 20, 2007
“In 2005, Nintendo struck gaming gold when it created “Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day” for the handheld Nintendo DS game machine. …”

See more at Nintendo BrainAge, Happy Neuron, Lumosity, MyBrainTrainer…

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Variety key to memory health

Variety key to memory health
Ontario Mirror Guardian, Canada

“Staying social is beneficial to overall mental health. Do things to stave off depression as it and anxiety suck up all your mental energy.”

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Brain Health Roadmap

We mentioned this great initiative (by the CDC and Alzheimer’s Association) before. Andreas just wrote a good summary of the Brain Health Roadmap, reviewing the Top 10 actions outlined. Enjoy

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emWave Stress Relief

Check out the new emWave Stress Relief (previously called Freeze-Framer), an easy-to-use, Windows-based software and biofeedback hardware program for Stress Management that measures your Heart Rate Variability through a finger or ear-clip sensor that plugs into your computer. The program, developed by HeartMath, translates the information into user-friendly graphics displayed on your computer monitor in real-time. emWave PC allows you to track your progress and has interactive games and stunning images that emit varying degrees of color and movement as you adjust your emotional state and get into The Zone of optimal learning and performance. Check out the limited time offer!

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Remember: Playing video game not simple way to boost memory

Remember: Playing video game not simple way to boost memory
Orlando Sentinel, FL 

“Staying socially connected is also linked to reduced cognitive decline. A single activity, though, is not enough to sustain mental sharpness.”

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Mild cognitive disorder often an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease

Mild cognitive disorder often an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease
News-Medical.net, Australia 

Using this technique, researchers were able to not only to detect, with 100 % accuracy, those patients in the study with cognitive impairment from those …”

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Healthy Brain Initiative by CDC and Alzheimer’s Association

The CDC has reported a joint initiative with the Alzheimer’s Association to create the Healthy Brain Initiative: A National Public Health Roadmap for Cognitive Health. Keep reading about the Healthy Brain Initiative.

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