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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Exercise improves cognitive function

Oct 9, 2019 by

A new study published in Scientific Reports has found a correlation between exercise and improved cognitive performance. The research also indicates that this boost in brain power is linked to white matter integrity....

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Tea may help boost connections in the brain

Oct 4, 2019 by

New research published in the journal Aging seems to support previous research that drinking tea is good for the brain. But unlike the previous studies on tea and cognitive and psychological measures, the scientists explored the effects of tea...

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New Alzheimer’s target treatment may save brain cells

Sep 30, 2019 by

A new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience reports that scientists identified a potential new target to treat neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s. The researchers found the mechanism—which involves astrocytes and microglia—behind brain cell damage....

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Brain Training With Neurofeedback Strengthens the Brain

Jun 10, 2019 by

A new study published in Neuroimage found that less than one hour of brain training with neurofeedback can strengthen neural connections and communication between brain regions....

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New target may help inflammation after brain injury

Nov 28, 2018 by

Scientists studying mice with traumatic brain injury were able to use a drug to wipe out cells call microglia, which in turn caused the inflammation associated with TBI to disappear....

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How dark chocolate could boost brain health

Jun 2, 2018 by

Two new studies found that eating dark chocolate (70 percent cacao) enhances neuroplasticity in the brain and helps fight infection and disease....

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