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May 20, 2019

 

What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?

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.

January 14, 2019

 

Are All Antioxidants The Same?

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?

July 2, 2018

 

Brain Implants

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 […]

August 28, 2017

 

Programmers are trying to mimic parts of the human brain to create better Artificial Intelligence.

Bilingualism And Your Brain

Being bilingual might delay the onset of dementia.

May 18, 2017

 

Scientists are studying the health benefits of regular sauna-going.

A Sauna A Day Keeps The Doctor Away?

A recent study found that more frequent sauna use has health benefits.

April 12, 2017

 

Three decades of research have demonstrated that loneliness, or social isolation, has cognitive as well as emotional effects.

Loneliness

Experiencing loneliness can have a profound impact on your health.

August 28, 2014

 

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Thinking About Aging

Insecurities about aging can actually cause incompetence and health problems in elderly people.

March 13, 2014

 

The use of hearing aids may be able to help distinguish between healthy aging and dementia.

A Possible Connection Between Hearing Loss And Dementia

While more research is needed to prove a causal relationship, scientists have found a significant correlation between diminished hearing and cognitive decline.

November 29, 2012

 

Does yoga relax you?

How Does Yoga Reduce Stress?

Yoga can be a great way to de-stress!

January 11, 2012

 

Never changing or always changing - what is your brain like?

Is My Brain Static Or Constantly Changing?

Scientists used to think that for all its complexity, the brain was pretty static. But... is this true today?

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