Too much salt can cause cognitive deficits

Jan 19, 2018 by

A new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience found that consuming excessive salt can cause cognitive deficits. But the good news is that the results can be reversed after some time after returning to a healthy diet....

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Canola oil may worsen memory

Jan 6, 2018 by

Despite being promoted as a healthy cooking fat, a new study found that a diet rich in canola oil exacerbated memory problems and added to weight gain....

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Herbal extract may increase brain function in stroke victims

Jan 4, 2018 by

Scientists in China have found that a daily dose of ginkgo biloba used in combination with aspirin appears to benefit cognitive functioning after a stroke....

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Brain stimulation enhances long-term memory

Jan 2, 2018 by

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that scientists could improve memory the next day by directly stimulating the amygdala....

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American Academy of Neurology now recommends brain training for MCI...

Dec 29, 2017 by

The American Academy of Neurology has just updated it practice guidelines for mild cognitive impairment. The organization now recommends exercise and cognitive training, not medicine....

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Small dietary change may keep brain young

Dec 28, 2017 by

A recent study that followed 960 participants with an average age of 81 for 4.7 years found that the difference between those who ate only 0.1 portions of leafy greens per day compared to those who ate 1.3 portions...

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EEGs show nuts strengthen your brain

Dec 21, 2017 by

New research has shown that nuts aren’t just good for your body, but also good for your brain. They have lots of antioxidants believe to have anti-inflammatory, anti-cancerous and heart-protective effects. The flavonoids are believe to induce neuroprotective effects,...

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