Tag Archives: Prevent

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 »

Flesh-eating bacteria: How to prevent necrotizing fasciitis this summer

From California to Texas and across the country to Florida, a dangerous and potentially deadly infection has seemingly dominated the news this summer: necrotizing fasciitis, colloquially referred to as flesh-eating bacteria.  Flesh-eating bacteria infections — which, in severe cases, can result in amputations and even death —  can occur when those with an open cut or… Read More »