Atrial Fibrillation associated with reduced frontal lobe in the brain

Atrial Fibrillation associated with reduced frontal lobe in the brain

It is well established that Atrial Fibrillation (AF), a common heart arrhythmia, is associated with an increased risk of stroke and cognitive decline. However, the...
Car, stroller, juice Babies understand when words are related

Car, stroller, juice: Babies understand when words are related

The meaning behind infants' screeches, squeals and wails may frustrate and confound sleep-deprived new parents. But at an age when babies cannot yet speak to...
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5 foods that can boost your brainpower

Just as there is no magic pill to prevent cognitive decline, no single food can ensure a sharp brain as you age. Nutritionists emphasize that...
Eating disorders What to watch for

Eating disorders: What to watch for

When I was a teenager, during the long winter month of February, I would often look forward to the warm weather and getting back...
Physical and mental exercises protect memory by rewiring the brain

Physical and mental exercises protect memory by rewiring the brain

For the first time, researchers have revealed that progressive resistance exercise (high intensity strength training) and computerized cognitive training (brain training) produce unique changes...
High blood pressure linked to vascular dementia

High blood pressure linked to vascular dementia

High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing the second most common form of dementia, according to a study from The George...
Low sex drive Could it be a sign of depression

Low sex drive: Could it be a sign of depression?

You’re busy, you’re tired, you’re stressed, and you’re definitely not in the mood. We all have days like this. And everyone finds themselves in a...
Mindfulness can change brain structure and reduce social stress

Mindfulness can change brain structure and reduce social stress

Meditation is beneficial for our well-being. This ancient wisdom has been supported by scientific studies focusing on the practice of mindfulness. However, the words "mindfulness"...
Complementary methods to treat depression

Complementary methods to treat depression

Depression affects about 1 in 10 U.S. adults. Standard therapies, including antidepressants and some types of psychotherapy, are often effective. Many people also turn to complementary...
Cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder discovered

Cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder discovered

Some people have an extreme fear of dirt or bacteria. As a result, they may develop a habit of compulsive washing and repeatedly cleaning...

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