Young adults who take Omega-3s have better memory

Oct 31, 2012 by

Healthy young adults can improve working memory by taking a daily supplement of Omega-3 fatty acids – even young adults who are already high functioning....

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Teaching people how to train their brainwaves can increase cognitive control...

Oct 25, 2012 by

Teaching people the alpha rhythm, a well-known brainwave (a.k.a. neurofeedback), can help reestablish brain function for those with mental disorders like depression, PTSD, schizophrenia and ADHD....

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H.S. with athletic trainers have fewer injuries and more diagnosed concussions....

Oct 24, 2012 by

The key word here is “diagnosed.” Schools with athletic trainers are doing a better job of monitoring recovery after an injury and are keeping kids from returning to practice or games before they’re healed....

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Chewing ability and dementia linked

Oct 8, 2012 by

There’s new research that indicates a link between chewing ability and dementia. Researchers found that in a nationwide sample of 557 people over 76, those who had difficulty chewing hard food had a significantly higher risk of developing cognitive impairments....

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Brain training helps reverse “chemo brain”

Oct 7, 2012 by

Brain training has been shown to help breast cancer-related memory loss and mental slowness. A study from Indiana University found that brain training helped processing speed and memory performance for breast cancer survivors who had undergone chemo....

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Only one gender-related difference in sports concussions

Oct 5, 2012 by

A study of high school soccer players has found no gender-related differences in sports-related concussions. The only difference was that females reported more symptoms post-concussion, though there were no significant differences in their neurocognitive scores....

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