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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 are often...

Walnuts for the Elderly

                To slow the effects of cognitive decline on adults who are already experiencing a cognitive decline, try eating walnuts.                 Consuming 30-60 grams per...

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 eat a...

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 from sympathy,...

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 one night...

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 study appearing...

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 the knee,...

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 developing dementia. ...

Brain Waves for Attention

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

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 help with...

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