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Literacy May Predict Risk of Dementia

A study published in the November 2019 issue of Neurology identifies a link between the ability to read and the risk of...

Brain Waves for Attention

A study appearing in Neuron has determined that you can improve your attention by lowering alpha waves in the brain. 

Sleep Washes Your Brain

While you sleep, your body repairs itself, and new evidence has demonstrated that sleeping washes away toxins in the brain as well. Waves of cerebrospinal...

New Diagnostic Test for Autism

New research has found a testing marker which may...

Your Brain & Blue Light

You may be reading this article in a dark room at 1 in the morning, or you may be reading this article at noon...

E-Cigs Damage Brain Stem Cells

Electronic cigarettes are often hailed as being safer alternatives for nicotine delivery than traditional cigarettes, but we are becoming more and more aware of...

“Chair Yoga” is effective for Advanced Dementia

Many elderly adults that suffer from advanced dementia are sedentary, and it can be challenging to provide them with exercise, especially in long term...

Tart Cherry Juice for Dementia

Tart cherry juice (Prunus cerasus) is a great source of anthocyanin, the pigment found in food that can range in color from red to...

Video Games for the Elderly? Alzheimer’s Disease Early Detection

Video games are just for fun, right?  It depends on which game, if you ask a team of researchers from the UK! Sea Hero Quest...

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Each Breath is Unique

New insight into how the brain regulates the rhythm of breathing has changed the way scientists think about the neurons’ ability to work together...

Benefits of Active Rest Positions

Are all resting positions the same?  An article published this month from Kent State University explores how the human body rests, and how...

Can You Feel the Swing?

When jazz and swing music first hit the radio, people could tell it was different than other music genres.  It had a feel to...

Art is Good for Your Heart

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a painting or piece of artwork worth?   A recent study delved into that question...