What is Aphasia? An Expert Explains Bruce Willis’ Challenge

Swathi Kiran, Boston University 67-year-old actor Bruce Willis said:moving away from his film and TV career” After being diagnosed with aphasia, his family announced on March 30, 2022. in a message Posted on Instagramher daughter, Rumer Willis, said the condition “affects her cognitive abilities.” Swathi Kiranmanager Aphasia Research Laboratory At Boston University, she explains what …

Why Daylight Saving Time Is Unhealthy – A Neurologist Explains

With Beth Ann Malow, Vanderbilt University As people in the US prepare to put their clocks forward one hour in mid-March, I find myself preparing for the annual ritual. media stories about disruptions in daily routines due to the change from standard time to summer time. About a third of Americans say they don’t look …

What You Eat Can Reprogram Your Genes – An Expert Explains

With Monica Dus, University of Michigan People often think of food as calories, energy, and food. However, the latest evidence shows that food also “talks” to our genome, the genetic blueprint that drives the body’s functioning at the cellular level. This communication between nutrients and genes can affect your life. health, physiology and longevity. The …

What is the Best Mask for COVID-19? A Mechanical Engineer Explains

With Christian L’Orange, Colorado State University The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidelines on masks and respirators several times over the past two years, with its most recent update on January 14, 2022. The update states that cloth face coverings offer the least amount of protection. coronavirus compared to surgical masks …

Regret Can Beat Anything – A Neurobehavioral Scientist Explains How

With J. Kim Penberthy, University of Virginia A friend of mine – we’ll call him “Jay” – worked for IBM in New York in the early ’90s. He was a computer programmer and earned a good salary. Sometimes competitors and startups turned to Jay to join their company. He got an offer from an interesting …

Moms Need More Support: National Survey of Healthy Women Explains

October 26, 2021 – HealthyWomen, the nation’s leading independent, nonprofit women’s health resource, today launched Sage Therapeutics, Inc. sponsored by more than 1,000 US adults, maternal mental health and the urgency of helping mothers deploy a support system in the fourth trimester (the first 12 weeks after a baby is born) – a critical postpartum …

An Infectious Disease Specialist Explains New Federal Rules

By Glenn J. Rapsinski, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Many Americans now have the green light to buy a COVID-19 vaccine boost and the flexibility to purchase a different brand from the original vaccine they received. Emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for a third dose — or “booster shot” — immediately …