Can beets help Alzheimer’s?

May 2, 2018 by

A pigment found in beets called “betanin” may help the keep the brain from accumulating clusters of amino acids called “amyloid beta” that lead to Alzheimer’s....

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High cholesterol in late life may mean better brain health

Mar 26, 2018 by

Although subjects in a new study who were ages 75 to 84 and had high cholesterol than they did in midlife had a 50% higher risk of marked cognitive decline, the opposite was true for those ages 85 to...

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MIND diet may slow cognitive decline after stroke

Mar 14, 2018 by

Scientists have found that the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet, which may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, may also help slow cognitive decline after a stroke....

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Vitamin B3 may be used to treat Alzheimer’s

Mar 2, 2018 by

A form of vitamin B3 has been found to prevent brain damage in mice. The findings may lead to new therapy for Alzheimer’s disease....

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Prebiotics in formula could improve learning and memory

Jan 26, 2018 by

A study of piglets found that when probiotics were added to formula, the pigs’ gut health and brain development improved....

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Supplements during pregnancy may reduce autism risk

Jan 24, 2018 by

A large-scale study has concluded that pregnant women who took folic acid had a decreased risk of offspring developing autism spectrum disorder....

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