Alzheimer’s Gene Risk Triggers Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier...

Jun 30, 2020 by

Although scientists have known for a while that the APOE4 gene is a risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s, researchers at the University of Southern California recently discovered that the variant is also linked to damage to the blood-brain barrier....

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The Link Between Brain Fog and Depression

Jun 11, 2020 by

New research indicates that depressive episodes may lead to cognitive changes called “brain fog” and some medications may actually make the problem worse....

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Attention may falter after just one high-fat meal

Jun 4, 2020 by

A team of researchers from The Ohio State University found that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can decrease your ability to focus. The study was done on all women....

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Blind People Can See Letters Traced Into Their Brains

Jun 2, 2020 by

In a fascinating new study, researchers found that when letters are traced directly onto their brains, blind people can “see” them. Essentially, the idea is to bypass damaged eyes and deliver sights directly to the brain. Blind people can...

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Aerobics at Any Age is a Treat for Your Brain

May 28, 2020 by

Researchers from University of Calgary have found that just six months of exercise improved participants’ performance on tests of executive function (including self-correction and mental flexibility) by 5.7 percent....

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“Silent” Brain Infarcts Tied to Cognitive Decline in A-fib...

May 26, 2020 by

New research has found that oral anticoagulation by itself might not be sufficient enough for patients who have A-fib due to clinically silent brain infarcts....

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Stress Alters Communication in the Brain

May 22, 2020 by

New research from LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine found that brain cells that regulate neuronal communication (called “astrocytes”) show long-term degradation from stress....

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