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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Using feet may reshape the brain

Mar 24, 2020 by

For people without arms or those recovering from a stroke, using your feet may help reshape your brain. In fact, certain areas of the brain lit up on fMRIs when the toes of “foot artists” were stimulated, indicated that...

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Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy may raise ADHD risk

Mar 19, 2020 by

If you or someone you love is pregnant, make sure you’re getting plenty of vitamin D. New research from the University of Turku in Finland has found that the risk of ADHD is 34% higher in children if the...

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