NIH Body Weight Planner: Personalized Plans to Help You Reach Your Goals

Source: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/healthy-moments/Pages/archive.aspx#hm438

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about an online tool called the Body Weight Planner, developed by the National Institutes of Health….

Source: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/healthy-moments/Pages/archive.aspx#hm438

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about an online tool called the Body Weight Planner, developed by the National Institutes of Health….

Final 4 final days to join 160+ pioneers and help reinvent brain health in the digital age

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/12/01/final-4-final-days-to-join-160-pioneers-and-help-reinvent-brain-health-in-the-digital-age/

SummitRegistrants_120116—–

Dear SharpBrains reader,

Please consider joining what promises to be a comprehensive and very stimulating conversation about best ways to reinvent brain health in the digital age. So far we are counting on 160+ sharp brains in 16 countries — and the more the merrier! Since the event is fully virtual, it requires no travel.

If you haven’t registered yet, you can do so Here.

Here’s the updated Summit Agenda, and here are some answers to <a href="http://sharpbrains…

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/12/01/final-4-final-days-to-join-160-pioneers-and-help-reinvent-brain-health-in-the-digital-age/

SummitRegistrants_120116—–

Dear SharpBrains reader,

Please consider joining what promises to be a comprehensive and very stimulating conversation about best ways to reinvent brain health in the digital age. So far we are counting on 160+ sharp brains in 16 countries — and the more the merrier! Since the event is fully virtual, it requires no travel.

If you haven’t registered yet, you can do so Here.

Here’s the updated Summit Agenda, and here are some answers to <a href="http://sharpbrains…

4 Tips for Raising Happy, Emotionally Healthy Children

Source http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tinybuddha/~3/wD_9F3S2S8s/

Mother and daughter

“Emotional intelligence begins to develop in the earliest years. All the small exchanges children have with their parents, teachers, and with each other carry emotional messages.” ~Daniel Goleman

I consider myself an expert on the emotional needs of children. Mostly because I was one.

No one goes into parenthood anticipating the ways they will psychologically damage their children. At least I don’t think they do. I hope not. It’s far more likely that most go into parenthood wanting the best for their children, hoping to do more for them than there own parents were able to do.

So, why is it that so many come out of childhood scathed in some way? My parents fed me and sheltered me. I learned how to take care of myself physically and to manage the tasks of adulthood. I was responsible and productive. Yet, I was far from happy and fulfilled.

I did not come out of childhood feeling good about myself. I had no idea how to identify how I was feeling, let alone express it in ways that were not destructive in some way. I did not learn what a healthy relationship looked like, with myself or others.

Technologically a…

Source http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tinybuddha/~3/wD_9F3S2S8s/

Mother and daughter

“Emotional intelligence begins to develop in the earliest years. All the small exchanges children have with their parents, teachers, and with each other carry emotional messages.” ~Daniel Goleman

I consider myself an expert on the emotional needs of children. Mostly because I was one.

No one goes into parenthood anticipating the ways they will psychologically damage their children. At least I don’t think they do. I hope not. It’s far more likely that most go into parenthood wanting the best for their children, hoping to do more for them than there own parents were able to do.

So, why is it that so many come out of childhood scathed in some way? My parents fed me and sheltered me. I learned how to take care of myself physically and to manage the tasks of adulthood. I was responsible and productive. Yet, I was far from happy and fulfilled.

I did not come out of childhood feeling good about myself. I had no idea how to identify how I was feeling, let alone express it in ways that were not destructive in some way. I did not learn what a healthy relationship looked like, with myself or others.

Technologically a…

Scientists identify potential drug for pre-treating cells that swell after mild traumatic brain injury

Source: http://www.brainhealtheducation.org/scientists-identify-potential-drug-for-pre-treating-cells-that-swell-after-mild-traumatic-brain-injury/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=scientists-identify-potential-drug-for-pre-treating-cells-that-swell-after-mild-traumatic-brain-injury

A team of biomedical engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas published in Nature’s Scientific Reports that have identified a cause of fluid swelling of the brain, or cellular edema, that occurs during a concussion. “Our study found that mild traumatic brain injury resulted in increased expression of a protein called aquaporin-4, which caused a massive

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Source: http://www.brainhealtheducation.org/scientists-identify-potential-drug-for-pre-treating-cells-that-swell-after-mild-traumatic-brain-injury/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=scientists-identify-potential-drug-for-pre-treating-cells-that-swell-after-mild-traumatic-brain-injury

A team of biomedical engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas published in Nature’s Scientific Reports that have identified a cause of fluid swelling of the brain, or cellular edema, that occurs during a concussion. “Our study found that mild traumatic brain injury resulted in increased expression of a protein called aquaporin-4, which caused a massive

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THE ADVANTAGES OF AN AGING BRAIN IN THE WORKFORCE

Source: http://womensbrainhealth.org/better-thinking/the-advantages-of-an-aging-brain-in-the-workforce

by Women’s Brain Health Initiative: Timing is everything in life, isn’t it? In the fall of 2016, the American Presidential race dominated the world’s media. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seemed to be the only topic of conversation in coffee……

Source: http://womensbrainhealth.org/better-thinking/the-advantages-of-an-aging-brain-in-the-workforce

by Women’s Brain Health Initiative: Timing is everything in life, isn’t it? In the fall of 2016, the American Presidential race dominated the world’s media. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seemed to be the only topic of conversation in coffee……

Take years off your brain age

Source: http://womensbrainhealth.org/think-about-it/take-years-off-your-brain-age

by Boudicca Fox-Leonard for The Telegraph: Fancy anti-ageing face creams are all very well, but how many of us stop to think about the importance of keeping our brains young? With the average lifespan tipped to rise to 100, we’re……

Source: http://womensbrainhealth.org/think-about-it/take-years-off-your-brain-age

by Boudicca Fox-Leonard for The Telegraph: Fancy anti-ageing face creams are all very well, but how many of us stop to think about the importance of keeping our brains young? With the average lifespan tipped to rise to 100, we’re……

What Happened When a Prison Brought in a Brain Injury Specialist

Source: http://www.brainhealtheducation.org/what-happened-when-a-prison-brought-in-a-brain-injury-specialist/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=what-happened-when-a-prison-brought-in-a-brain-injury-specialist

No one has a good estimate of the number of US prison inmates who have suffered traumatic brain injuries. The Centers for Disease Control estimates the portion of the male incarcerated population with these kinds of problems somewhere in their past at a frustrating 25 to 87 percent. It is clear that the percentage is

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Source: http://www.brainhealtheducation.org/what-happened-when-a-prison-brought-in-a-brain-injury-specialist/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=what-happened-when-a-prison-brought-in-a-brain-injury-specialist

No one has a good estimate of the number of US prison inmates who have suffered traumatic brain injuries. The Centers for Disease Control estimates the portion of the male incarcerated population with these kinds of problems somewhere in their past at a frustrating 25 to 87 percent. It is clear that the percentage is

Read More…

Funding opportunity for medical and surgical specialists to establish a track record in aging research

Source: http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2013/08/funding-opportunity-medical-and-surgical-specialists-establish-track-record

Are you an early career gastroenterologist, neurologist, or orthopedist, or some other type of medical or surgical specialist? Do you spend time caring for older patients? If so, you’ve undoubtedly experienced the gaps in our understanding and treatment of this complex group of patients. The NIA has funding available for junior faculty clinician-researchers in medical and surgical specialties. These grants can help you establish a track record in aging research. Please apply, and share this opportunity with others….

Source: http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2013/08/funding-opportunity-medical-and-surgical-specialists-establish-track-record

Are you an early career gastroenterologist, neurologist, or orthopedist, or some other type of medical or surgical specialist? Do you spend time caring for older patients? If so, you’ve undoubtedly experienced the gaps in our understanding and treatment of this complex group of patients. The NIA has funding available for junior faculty clinician-researchers in medical and surgical specialties. These grants can help you establish a track record in aging research. Please apply, and share this opportunity with others….