Functional Fitness

Functional Fitness

It’s a fitness regime that seems perfectly tailored for Zoomers. Functional fitness is one of the latest gym buzzwords. It’s a type of exercise program that mimics the activities of daily life. It focuses on building a body capable of doing real-life activities in...
Broccoli and Osteoarthritis

Broccoli and Osteoarthritis

Here’s another reason to eat yourbroccoli: a compound in this much-maligned vegetable has been found to stop or at least slow down the most common form of arthritis. A study in Arthritis and Rheumatism found that the compound sulforaphane can slow down osteoarthritis...
Aphasia Treatment

Aphasia Treatment

It’s an experimental procedure that could make life a lot better for up to 30% of stroke survivors. Those are the people left aphasia, a condition that makes it hard to understand language, speak, read or write. Researchers found that stimulating the brain with...
Talk Therapy for Insomnia

Talk Therapy for Insomnia

It’s practically an epidemic and it can really interfere with your life! Insomnia is notoriously difficult to deal with. But after reviewing a total of 20 studies, researchers say Non-drug talk therapy can help adults who lie awake in bed most nights. They came to the...
Aleve and Heart

Aleve and Heart

U.S. health officials say the pain reliever in Aleve may be safer for the heart than other popular anti-inflammatory drugs taken by millions of people. A Food and Drug Administration review said naproxen – the key ingredient in Aleve and dozens of other generic...
Valium and Zoomers

Valium and Zoomers

Here’s important information for Zoomers who are taking common medications like Xanax and valium. A French study finds  this class of psychiatric medications may increase the risk of dementia for people over 65. The study showed that older people on drugs known as...