Alexithymia may be linked to hyperactivity and impulsivity

Oct 18, 2019 by

Although it sounds like a mental health disorder, alexithymia is simply a term used to describe difficulty identifying and expressing emotions. Although a study from 2013 found a link between alexithymia and ADHD, the correlation only applied to children...

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Poor oral health linked to cognitive decline in elderly

Oct 16, 2019 by

Two studies from Rutgers University looked at perceived stress and cognitive decline. They found that perceived stress may hurt oral health. This, in turn, may lead to cognitive decline, especially among the elderly. Both of the research papers from...

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Wearable devices reduces memory loss in Alzheimer’s

Oct 11, 2019 by

Scientists with medical device company NeuroEM Therapeutics have designed a wearable device that improves memory loss. Although the study of the device was small—only eight people—the device, which emits electromagnetic impulses—significantly improved memory loss in seven of the volunteers...

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Exercise improves cognitive function

Oct 9, 2019 by

A new study published in Scientific Reports has found a correlation between exercise and improved cognitive performance. The research also indicates that this boost in brain power is linked to white matter integrity....

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Tea may help boost connections in the brain

Oct 4, 2019 by

New research published in the journal Aging seems to support previous research that drinking tea is good for the brain. But unlike the previous studies on tea and cognitive and psychological measures, the scientists explored the effects of tea...

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Dementia types revealed in walking pattern

Oct 2, 2019 by

A new analysis of the walking patterns in people with two types of dementia has revealed identifiable gaits between those with Alzheimer’s and Lewy body dementia. The researchers found that people with Lewy body dementia often changed the length...

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