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Women who return to work after having children slow their memory decline by 61 per cent

Returning to work after having a baby could help mothers beat memory loss and keep memory sharp in old age ‘Participating in the paid labour force’ keeps women ‘mentally stimulated’  ‘Waged employment’ also comes with ‘financial and social benefits’ Alzheimer’s may be more common among poor and socially-isolated people  By Alexandra Thompson Senior Health Reporter… Read More »

New technology improves atrial fibrillation detection after stroke

A new method of evaluating irregular heartbeats outperformed the approach that’s currently used widely in stroke units to detect instances of atrial fibrillation. The technology, called electrocardiomatrix, goes further than standard cardiac telemetry by examining large amounts of telemetry data in a way that’s so detailed it’s impractical for individual clinicians to attempt. Co-inventor Jimo… Read More »