Maintaining a Cognitive Reserve

…protection is not just limited to advancing age, but also problems normally associated with stroke, head injuries, toxic poisoning, excess alcohol, HIV, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s. It appears that increased mental stimulation— whether it comes from a career, reading, doing crosswords, or whatever—helps…

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Five Steps to Speed Recovery From Surgery

…Thankfully, due to modern donor blood test screening protocols established after the emergence of HIV in the 80s, now you’re more likely to be transfused with wrong blood type than you are to contract HIV/AIDS or hepatitis from donor blood. However, donor blood still contains other various pathogens…

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