“The Brain Trainers” (New York Times feature art...

Nov 4, 2012 by

The New York Times wrote a great feature piece on LearningRx:...

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High blood sugar may be a cause of Alzheimer’s

Jun 26, 2015 by

Researcher believe one of the drivers of Alzheimer’s is the accumulation of plaques of beta-amyloid, which can be sped up by too much sugar in the blood....

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Healthy diets make brighter brains

Jun 24, 2015 by

In a study of nearly 28,000 people 55 and older, researchers found that those who ate healthy foods had a smaller drop in brain power....

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Teen drinking impacts memory and learning long term

Jun 22, 2015 by

Adolescents who drink heavily may cause long-lasting damage to a part of the brain that deals with memory and learning....

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After concussion, women usually have worse memory problems t...

Jun 19, 2015 by

Compared to men, women who have experienced a concussion are more likely than men to have ongoing memory problems....

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Many retired NFL players have poor memory and brain shrinkag...

Jun 17, 2015 by

A new study has found that there is a strong link between long-term brain impairments and concussions in retired NFL players....

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Omega-3s enhance cognitive flexibility in at-risk older adul...

Jun 15, 2015 by

For older adults at risk of late-onset Alzheimer’s, those who consumed more omega-3 fatty acids performed better than their peers on cognitive flexibility tests. They also had a bigger anterior cingulated cortex, part of the brain that’s...

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Extra nuts or oil with Mediterranean diet may protect memory

Jun 12, 2015 by

Older adults (average age of 67 for this study) were found to receive protective effects in regards to cognitive function when they followed a Mediterranean diet and supplemented it with additional mixed nuts or extra virgin olive oil....

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