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February 23, 2022

Pets Can Boost Your Brain Power, Study Says

Having a long-term pet companion may delay memory loss and other kinds of cognitive decline, a new study has found. Pet ownership was especially beneficial for working verbal memory, such as memorization of word lists, according to the preliminary research.

February 9, 2022

Is Dairy a Risk Factor for Parkinson's?

Dairy intake may increase risk of Parkinson's disease in men, according to investigators. Men of European ancestry with a genetic marker predicting dairy consumption had significantly greater risk of Parkinson's disease than individuals without the marker, suggesting a causal relationship between dairy intake and Parkinson's disease.

December 30, 2021

The Importance of Sleep Medicine Education: Anita Shelgikar, MD, MHPE

Sleep medicine education was evaluated in a recently published study that enrolled 21 health professions trainees in a 2-day boot camp. The study cohort included 14 sleep medicine fellows who were about to enter their fellowship, with investigators concluding that baseline knowledge of sleep medicine is higher than originally anticipated and

November 4, 2021

The Hidden Health Risks of Daylight Saving Time

To many people, shifting the clocks twice a year to "spring forward" or "fall back" with daylight saving time is thought of as little more than a nuisance. It might mean losing an hour of sleeping (or gaining one), forgetting to correct the clock or arriving an hour late to Sunday brunch or church.
October 18, 2021

PBS/Detroit Public Television Features Dr. Eva Feldman on Long COVID

"We’ve had multi-millions of cases of COVID in this country. I mean let’s do the math, when 20 percent of those individuals – we’re talking about millions of individuals who have long COVID, those individuals are really impaired." Dr. Eva Feldman speaks to One Detroit's Bill Kubota on Detroit Public Television about Long COVID.