From your 50s, you begin to worry about shrinkage...
Your muscles begin to lose firmness, your eyesight wanes and your libido takes a dive...
But there's one other area of your body you want to try prevent shrinkage in - your brain!
Because shrinkage in the brain is associated with cognitive decline - and even dementia.
Find out more about an important study that shows what you eat h... ››› more
Researchers at the NYU Centre for Brain Health in the US studied 2,000 people between the ages of 55 and 75 who enrolled in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.
Some of these people had normal cognitive abilities while others had different degrees of cognitive impairment.
They were surveyed and examined every six months for two to three years.
The researchers found that havi... ››› more
In the cohort study published in Arthritis Care and Research,
Thanks to this, they are a great combination for relieving chronic pain from arthritis.
Read more about this study below and what you can do to help protect your brain... Study reveals danger of Parkinson's for joint pain sufferers...
In this study, the data of 33,360 patients, who were aged 50 to 64 years and who suffered f... ››› more
Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia that affects older people, but it's difficult to accurately diagnose until the disease is in an advanced stage.
But there are two signs that could give you a clue that Alzheimer's may be at play, take a look below... Two early "symptoms" to look out for that could spell Alzheimer's...
It's common for Alzheimer's patients to have e... ››› more
According to a Finnish study published in the journal, Neurology, people who consume foods rich in B12 may reduce their risk of Alzheimer's in later years.
Another study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that these vitamins prevented shrinkage of the medial temporal lobe - the part of the brain directly associated with Alzheimer's. B vitamins could save your... ››› more
You're familiar with the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. But you might be surprised to learn that an egg a day can help keep Alzheimer's disease away.
Eggs have long been referred to as nature's multivitamin due to the host of health benefits they offer. These benefits range from healthy HDL (that's the good kind) cholesterol and reduced risk of heart disease, to lower trigl... ››› more
When you're diagnosed with any condition - you tend to sit things out more...
The tendency is to slow down, rest and take it easy...
But this new study has just confirmed that you've got to keep moving - and there's a fun hobby that will help you do that!
Find out what it is below - and how it helps your brain in several ways to keep Parkinson's from ruling your life! Study by York Unive... ››› more
It's so hard to keep type 2 diabetes away in today's world. Just about everything you buy in the shops is laden with refined carbohydrates... It's tough to get out and exercise when your days are so full and you're struggling to keep your head above water... and stress is all too common...
But a recent study out of the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National Uni... ››› more
The scientists played two sets of music to people who suffer from epilepsy; Mozart's Sonata for Two Pianos K448 and Haydn's No 94 composition...
And one of they both had remarkable effects on the brain activity of these patients... But these effects weren't all good! Only certain music showed positive effects on the brain...
When the participants in this study listened to the piece by Moza... ››› more
It's well known that diabetics suffer from memory loss and reduced thinking skills.
It's as a result of high blood sugar, and the knock-on effects of chronic inflammation in the body and brain.
But what happens with non-diabetics? Study shows elevated blood sugar reduces mental capacity…
The researchers noted blood sugar levels and cognitive ability of over 5,000 participants with an ... ››› more
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