A new study reveals fruit flies share the human craving for salty foods during pregnancy and also sheds light on the neural mechanisms behind these cravings.
Researchers reveal a medical nutritional drink can help conserve memory and may reduce brain shrinkage in people with prodromal Alzheimer's disease.
A new study links the consumption of lutein, a pigment found in leafy greens, to crystallized intelligence in older adults.
A new study reports there appears to be no link between a high intake of dietary cholesterol and an increased risk of dementia, even in those who carried the APOE4 gene.
Researchers investigate whether abnormal gut bacteria composition contribute to autism spectrum disorders, or whether diet and medication for children with ASD leads to the irregular microbiome.
According to researchers, cocoa flavanols could have a neuroprotective effect. In a recent study, researchers found enhancements in working memory and improved visual information processing in participants who had taken cocoa flavanols. Additionally, women who ate cocoa products reported less cognitive impairments following sleep deprivation.
RIKEN researchers discover deprivation of omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids during pregnancy can alter gene expression, increasing the risk of schizophrenia in the offspring.
A new study reveals nutritional deficiencies in early stages of psychosis. Dietary intervention may help to maximize recovery.
According to researchers, modern primates, including humans, are still able to digest insects as well as our ancestors did. The CHIA gene allows us to digest an insect's exoskeleton, researchers report.