Maternal Stress May Affect Baby’s Brain Development

Nov 7, 2019 by

Researchers from King’s College London have found that maternal stress before and during pregnancy may affect the baby’s brain development. They found that, in stressed pregnant women, there was evidence of impaired development in the white matter tract in...

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Slow Walkers Have Older Brain and Bodies at 45

Oct 29, 2019 by

Your walking speed at age 45 can serve as a marker for accelerating aging. In fact, researcher found that people who walk slowly at age 45 also tended to have worse teeth, lungs and immune systems than their age-similar...

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Fluctuating blood pressure may hasten cognitive decline

Oct 22, 2019 by

A team of scientists from the NILVAD study group looked at data from a variety of European research institutions and found that fluctuations in blood pressure correlate with a faster rate of cognitive decline among people with Alzheimer’s....

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Alexithymia may be linked to hyperactivity and impulsivity

Oct 18, 2019 by

Although it sounds like a mental health disorder, alexithymia is simply a term used to describe difficulty identifying and expressing emotions. Although a study from 2013 found a link between alexithymia and ADHD, the correlation only applied to children...

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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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Cognitive decline speeds up with heart attack or angina

Jul 18, 2019 by

A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology indicates that coronary heart disease, such as angina and heart attacks, appear to accelerate cognitive decline after, but not before, the event....

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