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Exercise and Memory

New research has unlocked the mechanisms behind why exercise can improve the memory. Long after the exercise is completed, there are...

High-fat Meals & Concentration

It may not just be a 3 p.m. slump if you find yourself foggy after lunch, particularly when you eat a take-out...

Biohack Learning with the Smell of Roses

Scents can have amazing powers, as anyone who has used anything from scented candles to essential oils to incense to help uplift...

Advances in Curcumin

Curcumin’s list of health benefits gets bigger each year, but curcumin has one flaw:  it is poorly absorbed.  Other herbs and supplements...

Walnuts for the Elderly

                To slow the effects of cognitive decline on adults who are already experiencing a cognitive decline, try eating walnuts.

Boost Your Memory through Diet

                Along with keeping your mind active as you age, taking supplements for brain health, and getting exercise, we can now add healthy eating--and...

Brain Cells & Feeling Full

New research presented in the March publication of Cell Reports has identified a group of cells that physically change their shape only after you...

What We Learn About Empathy through Brains

Empathy is a quality which allows a person to relate to and feel someone else's emotions as if they were their own.  It differs...

How Losing Just One Night of Sleep Could Increase Alzheimer's Risk

Losing sleep can make you cranky, impact your stress levels, and lead to health problems--and a new study finds that losing just...

Medical Radiation Intervention & The Brain

Radiation should be avoided, but there are some scenarios where the body must be exposed to radiation, such as in chemotherapy and radiotherapy.  A...

How Knee Injuries Damage the Brain

A fascinating study has revealed brain damage occurring when other parts of the body are injured.  Focusing on ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries to...

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...

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Stressed? 4 Reasons Vitamin C Helps

It’s easy to remember that minerals (like magnesium), and herbal adaptogens (like ashwagandha) can be there for us when we’re having...

How to Eat Fiber the Right Way for You

Do you wish you could get more fiber in your diet, but it seems to irritate your digestive tract, causing bloating...

Boost Your Heart Health with Weights

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of mortality around the world with obesity ranking as one of the highest...

Random Words of Kindness

We could all use a little more kindness in our days (especially these days).  If you’re familiar with the concept of...