Under Pressure; Millennials – The Most Stressed Demographic

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-twice/under-pressure-millennials-the-most-stressed-demographic

by Women’s Brain Health Initiative: It was a delicious antidote to a brutally cold winter night in downtown Toronto. A roomful of millennials (those born between the years 1984 and 2000) gathered to hear about fine food and healthy eating……

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-twice/under-pressure-millennials-the-most-stressed-demographic

by Women’s Brain Health Initiative: It was a delicious antidote to a brutally cold winter night in downtown Toronto. A roomful of millennials (those born between the years 1984 and 2000) gathered to hear about fine food and healthy eating……

Sana Health wins the 2019 Brainnovations Pitch Contest

Source: https://sharpbrains.com/blog/2019/05/09/sana-health-wins-the-2019-brainnovations-pitch-contest/

Pleased to announce the Winner of the Brainnovations Pitch Contest held yesterday, during Day 2 of the 2019 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, after a fascinating session with our “Sharp Tank” and a very close vote.

Let’s congratulate Richard Hanbury and Sana Health!

And thank you very much to the Judges for your great questions and comments and feedback to the Finalists!

Winner: Sana Health

  • Summary pitch: Sana is a neuromodul…

Source: https://sharpbrains.com/blog/2019/05/09/sana-health-wins-the-2019-brainnovations-pitch-contest/

Pleased to announce the Winner of the Brainnovations Pitch Contest held yesterday, during Day 2 of the 2019 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, after a fascinating session with our “Sharp Tank” and a very close vote.

Let’s congratulate Richard Hanbury and Sana Health!

And thank you very much to the Judges for your great questions and comments and feedback to the Finalists!

Winner: Sana Health

  • Summary pitch: Sana is a neuromodul…

In the Palm of Your Hand

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-about-it/in-the-palm-of-your-hand

by Women’s Brain health Initiative: There are two categories of genes that influence whether an individual will develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD): risk genes and deterministic genes. Risk genes increase the likelihood of developing the disease, but do not guarantee that……

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/think-about-it/in-the-palm-of-your-hand

by Women’s Brain health Initiative: There are two categories of genes that influence whether an individual will develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD): risk genes and deterministic genes. Risk genes increase the likelihood of developing the disease, but do not guarantee that……

The Germ of an Idea

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/better-thinking/the-germ-of-an-idea

The idea that infectious agents (such as viruses, bacteria, or fungi) may play a role in dementia is not new. Alois Alzheimer – the man who first described a “peculiar disease” in 1906 that would later become known as Alzheimer’s disease – first proposed that infection might be involved in the disease process. Over the years, various researchers have uncovered findings that support potential links between different infectious agents and neurological disorders….

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/better-thinking/the-germ-of-an-idea

The idea that infectious agents (such as viruses, bacteria, or fungi) may play a role in dementia is not new. Alois Alzheimer – the man who first described a “peculiar disease” in 1906 that would later become known as Alzheimer’s disease – first proposed that infection might be involved in the disease process. Over the years, various researchers have uncovered findings that support potential links between different infectious agents and neurological disorders….

'Robopets' Bring Companionship to Nursing Homes

Source: https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/news/20190510/robopets–bring-companionship-to-nursing-homes?src=RSS_PUBLIC

photo of robodog

The robopets stimulate conversations and trigger fond memories of pets or past experiences, the study’s lead author said.

Source: https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/news/20190510/robopets–bring-companionship-to-nursing-homes?src=RSS_PUBLIC

photo of robodog

The robopets stimulate conversations and trigger fond memories of pets or past experiences, the study’s lead author said.

New Hearing Aids Offer Wireless Links, Health Monitoring

Source: https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2019/hightech-advances-in-hearing-aids.html

They offer language translation, wireless streaming and more … You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. … The provider’s terms, conditions and policies apply….

Source: https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2019/hightech-advances-in-hearing-aids.html

They offer language translation, wireless streaming and more … You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. … The provider’s terms, conditions and policies apply….

Tips to Find the Best Sunglasses to Protect Your Vision

Source: https://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-2019/sunglasses-eye-protection.html

They’re cool-looking — but crucial to avoiding long-term damage from UV rays … You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. … The provider’s terms, conditions and ……

Source: https://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-2019/sunglasses-eye-protection.html

They’re cool-looking — but crucial to avoiding long-term damage from UV rays … You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. … The provider’s terms, conditions and ……

Psoriasis, Mental Illness Often Appear Together

Source: https://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/psoriasis/news/20190509/psoriasis-mental-illness-often-appear-together?src=RSS_PUBLIC

man inspecting face

Although two new studies suggest a link between mental health and psoriasis, neither paper can prove that one causes the other, only that the two are associated.

Source: https://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/psoriasis/news/20190509/psoriasis-mental-illness-often-appear-together?src=RSS_PUBLIC

man inspecting face

Although two new studies suggest a link between mental health and psoriasis, neither paper can prove that one causes the other, only that the two are associated.

Half Full

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/better-thinking/half-full

by Women’s Brain Health Initiative: Are you a glass half-empty or glass half-full kind of person? Your answer to this question – which reflects your tendency to be either an optimist (half full) or a pessimist (half empty) – not……

Source: https://womensbrainhealth.org/better-thinking/half-full

by Women’s Brain Health Initiative: Are you a glass half-empty or glass half-full kind of person? Your answer to this question – which reflects your tendency to be either an optimist (half full) or a pessimist (half empty) – not……

Day 2 @ 2019 SharpBrains Virtual Summit is about to start

Source: https://sharpbrains.com/blog/2019/05/08/day-2-2019-sharpbrains-virtual-summit-is-about-to-start/

Quick heads-up: The Virtual Summit will continue today at 8am US Pacific Time/ 11am US Eastern Time.

Registered participants have received an email with instructions to join.

If you didn’t register, just come visit us next week to discuss the main take-aways from the event.

Please check out this incredible Agenda thanks to these amazing Speakers.

Looking forward to a great Day 2!

Twitter: #sharpbrains

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Source: https://sharpbrains.com/blog/2019/05/08/day-2-2019-sharpbrains-virtual-summit-is-about-to-start/

Quick heads-up: The Virtual Summit will continue today at 8am US Pacific Time/ 11am US Eastern Time.

Registered participants have received an email with instructions to join.

If you didn’t register, just come visit us next week to discuss the main take-aways from the event.

Please check out this incredible Agenda thanks to these amazing Speakers.

Looking forward to a great Day 2!

Twitter: #sharpbrains

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