Intense Workouts May Boost Memory

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Pump up your workouts, pump up your memory, new research suggests. The study of 95 healthy young adults showed that six weeks of 20-minute bouts of interval training led to significant improvements in what’s called high-interference memory. An example of this type of memory is distinguishing your car…

More Docs Specializing in Nursing Home Care

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — More doctors in the United States are turning to a new clinical specialty — nursing home care. The number of physicians and health care providers concentrating on nursing home patients grew by about one-third between 2012 and 2015, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine found.…

Sniffing Out the Best Allergy Treatment

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Seasonal allergies make life miserable for millions of Americans. So, in a bid to ease some of that discomfort, experts from two leading groups of allergists created a task force that has just issued new practice guidelines on the best ways to quell those bothersome symptoms. The consensus?…

How Fast-Food Cues Can Lead You to Overeat

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Before heading out to shop this holiday season, steel yourself for an onslaught of tempting aromas that might lure you into a fast-food restaurant. Food-related cues, like the smell of burgers or eye-catching menu displays, stimulate brain activity. This tempts people to eat more, a new study finds.…

Care for Caregivers

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Many of us will care for a parent at some point in our lives. If you’re shopping or cooking for Mom or taking Dad to doctor visits, you’re already a caregiver. Caregiving is often in addition to raising kids, running your own home and holding down a job.…