Scottsdale, Arizona - Heart disease can be improved - or even prevented - by making certain lifestyle changes. The following changes can help anyone who wants to improve heart health:

Rochester, Minnesota - Encephalitis caused by the immune system attacking the brain is similar in frequency to encephalitis from infections, Mayo Clinic researchers report in Annals of Neurology.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Exercising at your target heart rate can boost the cardiovascular benefit of your workouts. It's the point at which your heart is being exercised and conditioned but not overworked. But how do you know if you're reaching the mark?

Washington, DC - Snoring, older age and obesity may increase a pregnant woman’s risk for sleep apnea - or interrupted breathing during sleep - according to researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study, which appears in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was supported by NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Washington, DC - A small group of cells in the brain can have a big effect on seizures and memory in a mouse model of epilepsy. According to a new study in Science, loss of mossy cells may contribute to convulsive seizures in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) as well as memory problems often experienced by people with the disease. The study was funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Washington, DC - Art Therapists Provide Art Therapy in Many Different Places: