Moderate drinking linked to cognitive decline

Sep 6, 2017 by

A new study out of the UK found that even moderate alcohol consumption is linked to a greater risk of faster cognitive decline....

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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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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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LearningRx reviews study on insulin resistance and cognitive decline...

Jul 28, 2017 by

A study published in the “Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease” found that both diabetic and nondiabetic participants who had insulin resistance experienced accelerated cognitive decline in memory and executive function....

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Food insecurity in early childhood linked to lower brain skills in kindergarten...

Jul 24, 2017 by

New research published in the journal “Child Development” has found that food insecurity in infancy and toddlerhood predicted lower cognitive and social-emotional skills in kindergarten. The timing of food insecurity isn’t the only thing affecting cognitive skills. The number...

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LearningRx reviews study on Alzheimer’s and fatty acids...

Jul 16, 2017 by

An international research team has found that six unsaturated fatty acids (UFA) found in the middle frontal and inferior temporal gyri correlate with Alzheimer’s disease. The scientists aren’t sure if the UFAs cause Alzheimer’s or the other way around....

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Caffeine may ward off dementia by boosting protective enzyme

Jul 10, 2017 by

Indiana University researchers have discovered that caffeine and 23 other compounds boost the production of an enzyme referred to as NMNAT2, which may block processes associated with the development of dementia....

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