Polishing the Gems Who Are Alzheimer's Patients
FRIDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- After caring for people with
dementia and Alzheimer's disease for more than 30 years,
occupational therapist Teepa Snow has gained a perspective on
helping those with degenerative brain disorders that few others
With Insomnia, Mind May Also Wander During Day
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- People with insomnia have
trouble concentrating during the day because the "wandering mind"
areas of their brains may not be turned off, according to a new
Obesity Gene Tests May Not Hamper Weight-Loss Efforts
FRIDAY, Sept. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Genetic testing for obesity
risk does not discourage people from trying to lose weight --
instead, it may help reduce how much they blame themselves for
their weight problems, according to a small new study.
Looking Sleepy Speaks Volumes, Study Says
THURSDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Every face tells a story,
and when you've had too little sleep the world sees it in
technicolor, a new study suggests. What's more, those red, puffy
eyes and sagging eyelids likely influence what people think of you,
the researchers say.