CTE Risk, Severity Increases With Years Playing Football

Nov 12, 2019 by

New research from Boston University School of Medicine has found that the risk and severity of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) increases with every year of football played. The study was published in Annals of Neurology....

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Food Comas May Help Preserve Long-term Memory

Nov 5, 2019 by

Although most of us probably think of food comas as something that shuts down our brain, new research from New York University has found that food comas may actually help us to form long-term memories....

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Habitual Tea Drinking Makes the Brain More Efficient

Oct 31, 2019 by

Researchers recruited health participants and looked at their tea-drinking habits to determine if consuming tea had any effect on functional and/or structural networks in the brain. They found that although there were no significant effects on the hemispheric asymmetry...

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Blood Thinner May Delay Alzheimer’s

Oct 31, 2019 by

A team of investigators from New York and Span found than an existing blood thinner may help delay the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The study was done on mice but the scientists found that that just one year’s treatment...

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Slow Walkers Have Older Brain and Bodies at 45

Oct 29, 2019 by

Your walking speed at age 45 can serve as a marker for accelerating aging. In fact, researcher found that people who walk slowly at age 45 also tended to have worse teeth, lungs and immune systems than their age-similar...

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Microglia May Offer New Alzheimer’s Target Treatment

Oct 24, 2019 by

Researchers studying mice have a new theory about Alzheimer’s: that microglia (a type of brain immune cell) drives the tissue damage that is linked to tau clumping. These findings might offer a new approach to delaying the dementia that’s...

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Fluctuating blood pressure may hasten cognitive decline

Oct 22, 2019 by

A team of scientists from the NILVAD study group looked at data from a variety of European research institutions and found that fluctuations in blood pressure correlate with a faster rate of cognitive decline among people with Alzheimer’s....

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