Leg Exercise is Critical to Brain and Nervous System Health

 

 

 

 

 

Groundbreaking research shows that neurological health depends as much on signals sent by the body’s large, leg muscles to the brain as it does on directives from the brain to the muscles. Published today in Frontiers in Neuroscience, the study fundamentally alters brain and nervous system medicine — giving doctors new clues as to why patients with motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy and other neurological diseases often rapidly decline when their movement becomes limited.

Leer Más


Brain Matures Faster Due to Childhood Stress

Stress in early childhood leads to faster maturation of certain brain regions during adolescence. In contrast, stress experienced later in life leads to slower maturation of the adolescent brain. This is the outcome of a long-term study conducted by researchers of Radboud University in which 37 subjects have been monitored for almost 20 years. The findings will be published in Scientific Reports on 15 June.

Leer Más






Dealing With Guilt About Changing Car

 

 

 

 

 

 

We pick our careers in various ways – follow in a parent’s footstep, admire people we deem successful, or like me, influenced by a teacher who challenged me to go to medical school. I took up the challenge and after ten years in medical practice, decided it was not the career for me and made a leap to financial planning. It was a tough decision, and a couple of people through the years commented on the guilt I should feel about this decision. How do we deal with career dissatisfaction? Should we feel guilty about changing careers? And if so, how do we deal with that guilt?

Leer Más