“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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New Compounds May Help Reverse Memory Loss

Mar 2, 2019 by

Research published in Molecular Neuropsychiatry showed that new compounds appear to reverse depression-induced memory loss quickly and “fix” the brain mechanisms that cause depression-related memory loss in the first place....

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Cognitive Decline Linked to Tooth Loss

Feb 25, 2019 by

A new study confirms what previous research has discovered: that P. gingivalis, the bacteria commonly found in people with periodontitis, boosts the production of beta-amyloid in the brain. In particular, the study found that for older men, the risk...

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6 months of exercise may reverse mild cognitive impairment

Feb 10, 2019 by

A new study published in the journal Neurology found that just six months of aerobic exercise may be enough to reverse symptoms of mild cognitive impairment in older adults. The results of the study found that the group who...

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