LearningRx reviews calcium imbalance link to Alzheimer’s

May 21, 2017 by

Calcium imbalance within brain cells may trigger Alzheimer’s A research team has discovered that in Alzheimer’s-affected tissue, sodium-calcium exchanger levels were extremely low, leaving few transporter proteins to remove calcium ions from a neuron’s mitochondria to prevent an excessive buildup....

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LearningRx reviews study on Mediterranean diet

May 7, 2017 by

Mediterranean diet prevents brain atrophy Research published in Neurology found that the Mediterranean diet helps preserve brain volume in elderly adults....

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LearningRx reviews study on bone loss and Alzheimer’s

Mar 19, 2017 by

Using a mouse model of Alzheimer’s, researchers have discovered a link between early bone loss and brain degeneration, which may serve as a biomarker....

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Vegetable compounds improve cognition in old age

Mar 3, 2017 by

A new study found that higher levels of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin were linked to better memory because the brain didn’t need to work as hard to complete the task....

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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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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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High-fat foods alter kids’ executive functions

Feb 9, 2017 by

After just four weeks after feeding mice high-fat foods, researchers found that the mice developed cognitive defects....

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