Health And Fitness

Communication gestures can enhance understanding of language disorders

[ad_1] A new study from the University of Zurich indicates how the use of gestures for communicating can have positive implications on speech therapy Representational images When words fail, gestures can help to get the message across especially for people who have a language disorder. An international research team has now shown that …

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Video games enhance brain activity, decision-making skills: Study

[ad_1] The authors, who used functional magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI) in the study, said the findings suggest that video games could be a useful tool for training in perceptual decision-making Representative Image The findings of recent research by Georgia State University researchers suggest that frequent video game players show superior sensorimotor decision-making skills …

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Head injuries in kids can affect learning and cognitive abilities in the long run: Study

[ad_1] People who experience a serious blow to the head can suffer brain injury resulting in long-term cognitive problems such as difficulties with memory, concentration and solving problems Image for representation: iStock Traumatic brain injuries may result in reduced brain size in some children and teenagers, which can further be linked to cognitive …

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Older people suffering from thyroid may be at increased risk of dementia: Study

[ad_1] The risk of developing dementia was even higher for people whose thyroid condition required thyroid hormone replacement medication, revealed the findings published in the journal Neurology Image for representational purpose only. Photo: istock The effects of dementia on older people has been seen to start earlier than previously known. Now, a recent …

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Here’s what you need to know about andropause

[ad_1] Men don’t go through menopause, but they face a similar problem as their testosterone levels tend to drop dramatically, which is called andropause, or just male menopause Image for representation: iStock Ever heard of male menopause? The health condition that does not get much attention, andropause has a great impact on men’s …

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