LearningRx reviews the use of Greebles to detect Alzheimer’s earlier...

Aug 15, 2017 by

A study of people age 40 to 60 found that those were at a higher risk of Alzheimer’s (due to having at least one biological parent with the disease) had a decreased ability to identify the differences in Greebles...

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LearningRx reviews study saying tea could stave off cognitive decline...

Aug 13, 2017 by

A new study indicates that drinking tea regularly may more than halve the risk of cognitive decline for older adults, especially those with a genetic risk of Alzheimer’s....

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Post-surgery cognitive decline tied to brain’s immune cells...

Aug 11, 2017 by

Researchers have discovered evidence that heightened inflammation in the brain following surgery is most likely the cause of cognitive decline for elderly patients, rather than anesthesia, as previously thought....

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LearningRx reviews study on eating Marmite and its affect on brain function...

Aug 9, 2017 by

A new study has found that consuming a teaspoon of Marmite daily for a month created a 30% decrease in the brain’s response to visual stimuli. The theory is that Marmite contains a high concentrate of B12, which increases...

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Adults focus their attention but children notice what adults miss...

Aug 7, 2017 by

Two new studies found that when told to focus on one particular item, adults were very good at remembering information, thanks to selective attention. But 4- to 5-year-olds paid attention to everything that was presented to them, allowing them...

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LearningRx reviews potential new treatment for “chemo brain”...

Aug 5, 2017 by

While chemotherapy increases hydrogen peroxide levels in the brain, a chemical compound called KU-32 has been found to counter the negative effects of this substance, stopping chemotherapy-induced cognitive decline in rats....

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