Yoga can increase readiness to learn

Feb 11, 2021 by

Studies from Tulane, Harvard and California State University of Fullerton have found that yoga programs can increase learning by helping children’s brains build neuroplasticity....

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Eye tests predict Parkinson’s-linked cognitive decline 18 months ahead...

Feb 9, 2021 by

A new study has found that a simple vision test can predict which people with Parkinson’s will develop cognitive impairment and possible dementia 18 months later....

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Prenatal BPA exposure linked to male bias on autism spectrum disorder...

Feb 4, 2021 by

Science has shown that autism has a higher prevalence in males. But new research indicates that higher prenatal exposure to BPA—a common chemical found in plastics and our food—may increase the risk of autism. New research published in Scientific...

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Scientists discover brain region where serotonin boosts impulse control...

Feb 2, 2021 by

It appears, from new research, that two areas of the brain work together in response to serotonin to promote the ability to practice impulse control and wait patiently....

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Rotten egg gas could guard against Alzheimer’s

Jan 28, 2021 by

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have shown that hydrogen sulfide, the foul-smelling gas, may help protect aging brain cells against Alzheimer’s disease. The team’s findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science....

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Mothers of children with autism have different metabolite levels...

Jan 26, 2021 by

New research published in BMC Pediatrics indicates that mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder had several significantly different metabolite levels compared to mothers of typically developing children two to five years after they gave birth....

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