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Memory problems during the pandemic? It’s just your brain trying to distinguish one day from the next

It’s not really clear what exactly causes these memory glitches, but well-established theories from cognitive psychology may be able to explain the phenomenon.

A one-hour walk in nature reduces stress-related brain activity

A central brain region involved in stress processing, the amygdala, has been shown to be less activated during stress in people who live in rural areas, compared to those who live in cities, hinting at the potential benefits of nature.

Insomnia is an important comorbidity for dementia and other cognitive impairments

A new Canadian study has found that older people with insomnia are at greater risk of developing memory decline and long-term cognitive impairment such as dementia.

High blood pressure may accelerate bone aging

High blood pressure and osteoporosis are prevalent diseases, and people may have both at the same time. In this study, researchers examined inflammation associated with high blood pressure in mice and found it may be connected to osteoporosis.
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A way forward: SOAP notes are imperative for healthcare professionals

The headline of our community paper stated a fact that people in every province and territory already know. “Doctor Shortage Reaching a Critical Point” (Comox Valley Record – July 21, 2021) No doubt, our hospitals and public health offices performed admirably under the stresses of Covid19, but there are cracks in the system big enough to hold the hundreds of thousands of Canadians without a doctor. People here react to this “news” of a shortage of primary caregivers with fear and dread. They’re left hanging, abandoned by the system, worried they won’t get the services they need. As a part of the healthcare community excluded from the national monopoly that exists, I reacted to the headline and the article with exasperation. » Read more...
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