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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Faulty Microglia May Contribute to Autism

May 19, 2020 by

A new study published in Nature Communications found that, in mice, when microglia (immune cells in the brain) fail to perform an essential “housekeeping role,” males may develop autism spectrum disorder....

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Babies’ Attention Boosted by Bilingual Home

Apr 25, 2020 by

A new study from Anglia Ruskin University in the UK has found that infants from bilingual homes pay attention to new information faster than other children. The research was published in the journal Royal Society Open Science....

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Measuring Iron in the Brain Detects Dementia Progression

Apr 23, 2020 by

UK researchers have discovered that they can detect the progression of dementia in those with Parkinson’s by measuring iron deposits in the brain. The results were published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry....

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