February 2022 News

February 23, 2022

Pets Can Boost Your Brain Power, Study Says

Having a long-term pet companion may delay memory loss and other kinds of cognitive decline, a new study has found. Pet ownership was especially beneficial for working verbal memory, such as memorization of word lists, according to the preliminary research.

February 9, 2022

Is Dairy a Risk Factor for Parkinson's?

Dairy intake may increase risk of Parkinson's disease in men, according to investigators. Men of European ancestry with a genetic marker predicting dairy consumption had significantly greater risk of Parkinson's disease than individuals without the marker, suggesting a causal relationship between dairy intake and Parkinson's disease.