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A troubling study out tonight on pollution and dementia. Researchers have found that chronic exposure to air pollution may speed up cognitive decline in older people. The large-scale study looked at pollution levels typical of many U.S. communities and their impact on women in particular. Researchers found that women exposed to both fine and coarse air pollution particles experienced more cognitive decline over a four year period. The link may be traced to cardiovascular risk which itself could play a role in cognitive decline.
It seems there may be a simple way to protect and even improve your memory as you age. A new study finds that if you put less on your plate for dinner you are likely to remember more tomorrow.
This is Bell Let’s Talk Day. The day that shines a light on mental health issues. Of course mental illness takes a very human toll but it’s also a big problem for businesses. In fact, by the year 2020 it’s expected depression will be the leading cause of employee disability in Canada. Managing mental illness in the workplace was the focus of a special workshop in London today. It was organized by Family Service of Thames Valley to help businesses better recognize mental health issues, and put policies in place to help employees.
Melatonin – Identifying an easy and effective treatment using the hormone that regulates our body clock.