Can a parasite change how your brain works? 

Evolution does funny things Over millenia of evolution, each creature figures out a way of spreading and procreating. Viruses take over other cells and make their machinery reproduce the virus. Some viruses, though, get more ambitious. The rabies virus spreads itself from animal to animal by making dogs rabid, so they will bite other animals… Read More

Home Exercise and Parkinson’s disease – Earlier is Better for Falls Prevention

In a recent study, 231 adults with Parkinson’s disease aged on average 71 who had fallen or were judged at risk of falls were split randomly into two groups for 6 months. Usual care (the control group). Exercise group, which did 40 to 60 minutes of balance and leg strengthening exercises 3 times a week,… Read More