Tag Archives: Improves

Home hospital model reduces costs by 38%, improves care, study says

The home hospital model of care — in which select patients receive hospital-level care for an acute illness from the comfort of their own home instead of in a traditional hospital — has become increasingly popular across the U.S. A pilot study conducted by investigators at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital indicated that the model has the potential to lower… Read More »

New cell therapy improves memory and stops seizures following TBI

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine developed a breakthrough cell therapy to improve memory and prevent seizures in mice following traumatic brain injury. The study, titled “Transplanted interneurons improve memory precision after traumatic brain injury,” was published today in Nature Communications. Traumatic brain injuries affect 2 million Americans each year and cause cell death… Read More »

This mushroom improves immunity

Mushroom lovers will be pleased to know that researchers studying the earthy fungi continue to find benefits for health in them. One of the most popular mushrooms is the shiitake (Lentinus edodes), which grows on decaying hardwood trees such as oaks, maples, chestnuts, hornbeams and ironwoods in their natural environment, but are commercially grown elsewhere.1… Read More »

Resistance Training Program Improves Health In Older People

According to a study, the health of over 65 year old individuals is improved with a resistance training program, and the benefits can be achieved with as little as one resistance training session a week. The health benefits include improvements in mental well-being, muscle strength and blood values.[1] Individuals who almost had high cholesterol, high… Read More »

Study: Limiting kids' screen time improves brain function

Cutting back on screen time, along with the right amount of sleep and physical activity, is linked to improvements in cognition among children, a study suggests. The observational study analyzed data from a broader study funded by the National Institutes of Health, focusing on 4,500 children ages 8 to 11. Researchers compared time spent on… Read More »