Tag Archives: Life

Medical News Today: Computer use later in life may prevent cognitive decline

Researchers found that using a computer, playing games, and participating in social activities may reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment. New research suggests that playing games, using a computer, and having a rich social life can keep mild cognitive impairment at bay. Our brains go through changes as we get older, and some people… Read More »

‘Letter to my ex who took his own life’

I lost an ex-boyfriend to suicide in April. We dated 10 years ago at a time when both of us spent far too much time in pubs. He was bipolar, drank a lot, suffered from depression and was haunted by an ex’s abortion. If only I could have one more conversation with him, I wonder… Read More »

Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »