A new study suggests that simple lifestyle changes may delay the onset of or slow down dementia. The researchers found that keeping your brain active through “cognitive training,” controlling your blood pressure, and regular exercise can go a long way… Read More
Getting older is often associated with many negatives, such as decreased physical ability, increased susceptibility to disease, and an overall decline in health. But according to a new study, your mental ability doesn’t have to decline with old age. Researchers… Read More
There’s no greater feeling than listening to your favorite song. It brings happiness and enjoyment, and according to a new study, music can have a very powerful and measurable effect on the brain. It doesn’t matter if you listen to… Read More
A cancer diagnosis is one of the worst pieces of news you could get. Nearly every organ in the human body can succumb to cancer cells that not only limit function but can also lead to death. Glioblastoma is a… Read More
The neurotransmitter dopamine has been linked to the process of human bonding for the first time in a recent study from Northeastern University. Conditions such as post-partum depression, Parkinson’s disease, addiction, and social dysfunction are all affected by disorders in… Read More
A recent study conducted by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with King’s College London has revealed that cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) can rewire the brain and promote healthier neural connections. CBT is a type of talk… Read More
If you’ve ever visited a sauna, you know the experience is very relaxing and soothing. But did you know that saunas can actually improve your heart health – and brain health, too?
Numerous studies now point to the fact that… Read More
The MIND diet stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay and has been shown to improve brain health and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. As we age, the threat of developing Alzheimer’s increases. Although the cause of Alzheimer’s… Read More
Insomnia may cause dysfunction in specific brain regions, according to research findings. In the largest study of its kind, researchers identified differences in brain activity between states of sleep and wakefulness in 44 insomnia patients and 40 participants who had… Read More
Hearing loss in older adults and accelerated brain tissue loss are linked, according to study findings. The brain naturally shrinks with age, but the study findings suggest that this shrinkage is accelerated in older adults with hearing loss.
The researchers… Read More
Blood vessels in the retina may be indicative of brain health years before the onset of dementia. The study found that younger people who score low on intelligence tests tend to be at a higher risk for poorer health… Read More
Individuals living with a brain injury experience difficulties when it comes to sleeping. Many of these patients may not even be aware that they have sleep problems. The study revealed these patients may experience daytime sleepiness for up to 18… Read More