Why does physical activity have such an effect on the brain? One study in Germany has shown that results are very dependent on exactly what kind of exercise is pursued. Dancing is apparently an excellent way to keep grey matter in good shape.
Pole dancing is often stigmatized in mainstream Egyptian society. But the acrobatic exercise is increasingly in demand among women in a country not famous for championing women's rights.
Brain training using a specialized computer program can reduce the risk of dementia by almost one third, a newly published study shows. The participants were involved in the training over a ten-year period.
Nicknamed "the Elvis of opera," the world famous baritone has passed away at the age of 55 after a battle with brain cancer. Hvorostovsky kept giving concerts and recording up through his final months.
The results of the first trial are "a triumph" for Huntington's patients and their families since existing medications only help to manage the symptoms of the disease, one of the researchers told DW.
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