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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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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Education does not appear to help protect against dementia

Mar 8, 2019 by

Although some studies have theorized that the extent of your education might help protect against dementia, a new piece of research found that night to be true. However, the lead researcher does think that doing activities later in life...

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Drug Formula Regrows Brain Cells

Mar 6, 2019 by

In a fascinating new piece of research, a team of scientists were able to convert glial cells into functioning neurons with a simple drug formula. The study may help researchers develop a pill that could help people regain brain...

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How Music Helps Learning

Mar 4, 2019 by

Researchers from McGill University in Canada determined that music can motivate learning and activate the brain’s reward system. They used MRI to watch how enjoyable music motivated people’s brain to learn and try to earn rewards....

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