For seniors, weightlifting improves cognitive function

Feb 23, 2017 by

According to a new study from the University of Sydney, gradually increasing muscle strength improve cognitive function for those between 55 and 68....

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Prenatal stress alters gut bacteria to cause cognitive problems in offspring...

Feb 21, 2017 by

There’s new evidence that prenatal stress can harm the baby well into adulthood due to the maternal gut bacteria....

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Pregnancy after 35 linked to better cognition

Feb 19, 2017 by

A new study has found that postmenopausal women who had their last pregnancy after 35 had better verbal memory on tests....

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Exercise should be fun to help kids with autism and ADHD remain active...

Feb 17, 2017 by

A sampling of adults living with young people with autism or ADHD indicates that the best way to help the adolescents exercise is to make it fun....

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Alzheimer’s is a “diabetic disorder of the brain”

Feb 15, 2017 by

By looking at how insulin signaling works in the brain and pancreas in people with diabetes, a research team has found a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s....

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Scientists create blood test for concussions

Feb 13, 2017 by

A research team working under a program of Lawson Health Research Institute has developed a blood test to identify concussions in adolescent athletes. The test identifies the concussions with greater than 90 percent certainty....

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Nutrition protects against stress on the brain in early life

Feb 11, 2017 by

Supplementing a mother’s nutrition during early pregnancy can protect the baby’s brain from early-life stress later....

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