Alzheimer’s Gene Risk Triggers Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier...

Jun 30, 2020 by

Although scientists have known for a while that the APOE4 gene is a risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s, researchers at the University of Southern California recently discovered that the variant is also linked to damage to the blood-brain barrier....

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The Link Between Brain Fog and Depression

Jun 11, 2020 by

New research indicates that depressive episodes may lead to cognitive changes called “brain fog” and some medications may actually make the problem worse....

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Attention may falter after just one high-fat meal

Jun 4, 2020 by

A team of researchers from The Ohio State University found that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can decrease your ability to focus. The study was done on all women....

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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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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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