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 of times a child experienced food insecurity also made a difference....

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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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LearningRx reviews study on dementia, selenium and Vitamin E

Jun 26, 2017 by

New research from the University of Kentucky tested the effects of vitamin E and selenium on aging men but found no evidence to support theories that they have therapeutic value for preventing dementia....

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LearningRx Reviews Study Saying Mediterranean diet may protect against ADHD...

Jun 22, 2017 by

Assessing the dietary patterns of children with and without ADHD, researchers found that an ADHD diagnosis was likelier with children who didn’t adhere closely to the Mediterranean diet....

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LearningRx reviews study on gut bacteria’s role in Alzheimer’s...

Jun 12, 2017 by

New research out of Sweden has found that bacteria in the gut can accelerate the development of Alzheimer’s. The research may provide new opportunities for prevention and treatment of the disease....

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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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