A new study reports the popular body building protein supplement, L-norvaline, can have a negative impact on brain health. Researchers found that in low concentrations, the supplement causes damage to neurons which eventually leads to cell death.
Weight bearing leg exercises send signals to the brain which are vital for the production of healthy neural cells, researchers report.
According to researchers, a small alcoholic drink each day may be beneficial for brain health. Using mice, researchers found low levels of alcohol consumption is associated with less brain inflammation and a more effective glymphatic system. This allows CSF to flow more efficiently through the brain and remove waste that can lead to neurodegenerative diseases.
A new study reports older people who followed a Mediterranean diet retained more brain volume during a 3 year period than those who didn't.
A panel of world experts in aging recommend everyone over 70 have annual evaluations of their memory and reasoning abilities.