An international team of biomedical scientists think Alzheimer’s is caused by an infection of the brain by the same bacterium that causes the gum disease gingivitis.
I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?
For some people, like those with dementia or serious brain trauma, memory deficit can impair the ability to recall procedures as fundamental as using the telephone. A new brain implant, or so-called “cognitive prosthetic,” designed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University, has been shown to boost memory performance. Is this […]
Being bilingual might delay the onset of dementia.
A recent study found that more frequent sauna use has health benefits.
Experiencing loneliness can have a profound impact on your health.
Insecurities about aging can actually cause incompetence and health problems in elderly people.
While more research is needed to prove a causal relationship, scientists have found a significant correlation between diminished hearing and cognitive decline.
Scientists used to think that for all its complexity, the brain was pretty static. But... is this true today?