Thirty minutes of exercise can reduce symptoms of depression for up to 75 minutes following a workout and improve the outcome of therapies aimed at treating depression.
People who reported more sedentary behavior as a result of the COVID lockdowns were more likely to develop symptoms of depression and anxiety than those who maintained a more active lifestyle.
Narratives and storytelling can help counter vaccine misinformation as the method can create a bridge between scientific evidence and human experience.
A new study reveals the impact of diet on cognitive health as we age. Researchers found cheese consumption had neuroprotective effects against cognitive decline. Daily moderate consumption of red wine was associated with improvements in cognitive function.
A chemical assay can detect traces of Parkinson's related alpha-synuclein from skin samples.
Less muscle mass and increased body fat may affect cognition as we age. The link between body mass and declining fluid intelligence may be attributed to different types of white blood cells.
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.
Contemplating loving-kindness reduces anxiety while increasing happiness, empathy and feelings of social connection, a new study reports.
Chronic exposure to manganese, as experienced by some working as industrial welders, has been linked to the onset of Parkinson's like symptoms. Researchers report manganese exposure can cause misfolded alpha-synuclein, a hallmark of Parkinson's disease.