Less ADHD in children of moms who took Vitamin D while pregnant...

Dec 15, 2016 by

Pregnant women who took vitamin D gave birth to children who had fewer ADHD symptoms at the age of 2.5 years....

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Healthy diet boosts kids’ reading skills

Nov 17, 2016 by

A study of 161 kids between 6 and 8 years old found that those who ate a healthy diet had better reading skills in the first three years of school....

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ADHD linked to unhealthy prenatal diet

Oct 4, 2016 by

A study published in the “Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry” found that children with conduct disorder in early life are more likely to develop symptoms of ADHD if their mother eats high-sugar, high-fat foods while pregnant....

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Calcium supplements increase dementia risk in certain women

Oct 2, 2016 by

Women over 70 who have cerebrovascular disease and take calcium supplements may be putting themselves at an increased risk for dementia. Specifically, stroke patients who took calcium increased their dementia risk by seven times....

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New research indicates omega-3s and 6s improve reading skills...

Sep 29, 2016 by

In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, researchers from Sweden found that children’s reading—including phonologic decoding and visual analysis time—improved when omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids were added to their diet....

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Proteins that cause Alzheimer’s may be reduced with diet and exercise...

Sep 28, 2016 by

There’s new evidence that lifestyle factors—specifically a healthy diet and regular exercise—have the potential to reduce the progression of beta-amyloid and tau leading to Alzheimer’s....

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Resveratrol restores blood-brain barrier integrity in Alzheimer’s patients...

Sep 10, 2016 by

When given to patients with Alzheimer’s, resveratrol appears to restore the integrity of the blood-brain barrier. This decreases the number of harmful immune molecules that can get into brain tissues. The reduced inflammation in the brain slowed cognitive decline....

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