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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...

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...

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Cognition & The Sun

Heat stroke is on the rise and is expected to account for 2.5 more deaths by the year 2050.  For the...

Quitting Smoking: Is Knowledge Half the Battle?

Addiction to tobacco and the risks that come with it are very real.  Unfortunately, the addictive nature of tobacco use can...

Outgoing or shy? It's Meat vs. Plants

We know there are introverts and extroverts, but could it be that what you eat influences these personality traits?  Scientists believe...

How a Probiotic Could Help Celiacs

The challenge of living with Celiac Disease is disruptive to daily activities and sometimes dangerous.  Unfortunately, wheat products are everywhere, and...