Probiotics may improve cognitive function in people with MCI

Jan 6, 2022 by

A systematic review and meta-analysis published in the journal Foods suggests that probiotic supplementation may improve cognitive function in people with mild cognitive impairment. The researchers found that probiotic intervention at the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, such as...

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Optimal blood pressure helps our brains age slower

Nov 18, 2021 by

Research from The Australian National University has found that although optimal blood pressure helps our brains stay at least 6 months younger than our actual age, the same isn’t true for elevated blood pressure that falls within the normal...

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5 Foods that may keep you from going to sleep

Nov 4, 2021 by

Not getting enough quality sleep can affect concentration and memory in the short term and increase the risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and cancer over the long term. But spicy foods, sugary and high glycemic index...

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Some types of body fat decrease amount of gray matter in brain...

Sep 9, 2021 by

University of South Australia researchers have found that some types of obesity (unfavorable or neutral) lead to a reduction in the brain’s gray matter, which is linked to a greater risk of dementia and stroke....

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Species of gut bacteria linked to enhanced cognition and language in boys...

Aug 12, 2021 by

A new study from the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry found that infant boys with a higher composition of a particular gut microbiota show enhanced neurodevelopment....

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Reduced cholesterol breakdown may accelerate dementia in men

Jul 27, 2021 by

Researchers at the National Institute on Aging found a link between low serum levels of oxysterols and he progression of dementia in men, but not women. The study was published in the journal PLOS Medicine....

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