A person's ability to self-reflect is associated with cognition and glucose metabolism later in life, a new study finds. Those who engage in more self-reflection had improved cognition, better overall brain health, and increased glucose metabolism later in life.
Recent studies have linked air pollution to increased risks for Alzheimer's disease and other health problems. A new study reports a reduction of atmospheric fine particulates and better air quality can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Having at least one person you can rely on to listen to your concerns when you need to talk can help improve cognitive resilience and stave off cognitive decline associated with neurodegeneration and aging.
The neighborhood you live in could have an impact on your brain and cardiovascular health, a new study reports.
From helping improve cognitive health to improving symptoms of mental health problems such as depression and anxiety, researchers examine the benefits of exercise on brain health.
Sex hormones play a crucial role in brain health, especially when it comes to the sex-based risk factors associated with dementia.
Using over a century of data from other pandemics, and applying knowledge about the current COVID-19 infection, researchers predict the long term effects coronavirus will have on the brain and nervous system.
Quercetin, a flavonoid found in pickled capers, modulates potassium ion channels in the KCNQ gene family. These channels are influential in human health, and their dysfunction is linked to diseases, including diabetes, epilepsy, and cardiac arrhythmias.