Inflammation in midlife hastens cognitive decline

Mar 24, 2019 by

Johns Hopkins University researchers used data from 12,336 people to assess inflammation’s effect on cognitive decline....

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Quietness better than music for creativity

Mar 22, 2019 by

Research teams from the UK have found that music can “significantly impair” people’s ability to solve tasks that involve verbal creativity. They found that quietness, or even background noise at a library, is more beneficial....

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Sleep apnea may be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s

Mar 20, 2019 by

In new research from the Mayo Clinic, brain scans have revealed that there may be an association between sleep apnea and a particular Alzheimer’s biomarker....

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Brain health tied to vascular risk factors

Mar 18, 2019 by

A research team from the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh has examined the role that vascular risk factors—such as smoking, obesity and hypertension—play in brain health....

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Eating mushrooms may decrease cognitive decline risk

Mar 16, 2019 by

A new study on seniors has found that those who consume more than the standard portions of mushrooms recommended in a week may be able to decrease their chances of developing mild cognitive impairment by 50%....

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Foods That Boost Brain Function

Mar 10, 2019 by

An article reviewing the scientific evidence behind 12 foods that may help improve brain function include not only the items, but also why they may help. The foods’ benefits may assist in boosting memory, concentration and the structure of...

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“Holy Herb” May Help Treat Alzheimer’s One Day

Mar 8, 2019 by

New research on Yerba santa, a valued herb among Native tribes in California, shows that the “holy herb” might help shield the body from inflammation and other triggers that may result in the death of brain cells. Yerba santa...

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