Researchers have successfully designed mitochondria-specific ceria nanoparticles which appear to be capable of suppressing neuronal death associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Study reports higher levels of lutein in the eyes is linked to better academic achievement and cognitive abilities in children.
Researchers reveal eating nuts can help enhance cognitive function, learning and sleep. The study reveals pistachios produce the greatest gamma waves response, and peanuts produce an enhanced delta brain wave response.
Researchers report a boost in healthy antioxidants for green tea brewed with bottled, as opposed to tap, water.
Sulforaphane, a compound derived from broccoli sprouts, may be a useful new treatment for those suffering from schizophrenia. In a recent set of animal and human studies, researchers characterized novel chemical imbalances in the brain related to glutamate. Levels of glutamate, they discovered, can be altered by administering sulforaphane.
During early Alzheimer's disease, SOD1 initially weakens levels of Tau protein. However, as the disease progresses, the antioxidant becomes less effective at protecting the brain against neurodegeneration.
Supplements marketed to promote 'brain health' often overstate the products' benefits and do little-to-nothing to improve the aging brain. Researchers investigate the hidden dangers and false claims behind these products, which are highly profitable for manufacturers, but not so beneficial for consumers.
Bilirubin, a bile pigment most commonly associated with jaundice in newborns, appears to have neuroprotective properties. A new study in mice reveals bilirubin may protect the brain against oxidative stress.