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Common genetic variant may age the brain

Jun 30, 2017 by

Researchers have discovered that older adults who have two “bad” copies of a particular gene—TMEM106B‑‑show greater aging in the frontal cortex compared to their peers who have two “normal” copies of the gene....

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LearningRx reviews study on sleep apnea in children

Jun 28, 2017 by

A sleep study on children 7 to 11 years old who had sleep apnea found that they had substantial reductions in the volume of gray matter compared to children without obstructive sleep apnea....

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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 on Cognitive Decline

Jun 24, 2017 by

Study finds education does not protect against cognitive decline later A European-wide study found that although more education is linked to better memory function in older adults, it doesn’t protect them from cognitive decline as they age....

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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 pregnancy, licorice and ADHD

Jun 20, 2017 by

Licorice intake during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring New research indicates that women who consume a lot of licorice during pregnancy may be more likely to have offspring who develop ADHD....

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