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.
Participating in a variety of daily activities can enhance cognitive function in adults.
Yoga has a positive effect on the structure and function of key brain areas associated with memory. Findings provide evidence that yoga may hold promise in mitigating age-related and neurodegenerative decline.
It is well documented that professional boxing causes neurological impairment. A new study reveals routine sparring can cause short term impairments in brain-muscle communication and a decrease in memory performance.
A new study into human and plant cell apoptosis could provide new avenues for the development of treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, and help develop disease-resistant plants.
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.