Researchers of a recent small study investigated a possible relation between different vestibular symptoms (such as dizziness and vertigo) and different types of headaches including migraine.
According to a small randomized, crossover trial the keto and Mediterranean diets both can help people manage diabetes. The trial involved 33 participants with prediabetes or diabetes type 2. The researchers aimed to compare 2 low-carbohydrate diets with 3 key similarities (incorporating nonstarchy vegetables and avoiding added sugars and refined grains) and 3 key differences […]
This is the conclusion of a recent study in South Korea. Researchers used information from the Korean National Health Insurance Service. They compared the incidence rates of cardio-cerebrovascular diseases between 2 groups of people with and without migraine (130.050 representatives in each group) in the period between 2002 and 2018. To cardio-cerebrovascular diseases belong f.e. […]
A recent study has found that compared to 2 children, having 3 or more of them has a negative effect on brain health later in life. Both for women and men. At least in Northern Europe.
This information comes from a recent large UK study. The study showed that while the number of people with memory problems had remained stable, the number of those with cognitive decline had more than doubled between 2009 and 2018.
According to a recent study, the visual ultrasound of the heart (echocardiography) can reveal a higher risk of developing dementia. The study showed that the abnormal left atrial function and size (reservoir strain, conduit strain, and contractile strain), a condition known as atrial myopathy, increases risk of dementia, independently of atrial fibrillation. It is typically […]
1 glas of alhocol drink/day for women and 2 glasses for men is considered to be safe for our health and our brain. More than that can lead to changes in brain structure and brain size, resulting in brain health issues. Moreover, several studies argued that light drinking could benefit the brain in older adults. […]
B3 has different forms, where nicotinamide riboside (NR) is the most important one in case of Parkinson’s. It serves as a raw material for the essential metabolic factor NAD (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide), which is vital to various cellular processes, including energy metabolism, DNA damage repair, control of gene expression and stress resistance of our brain […]
We know that a Mediterranean diet is good for our health. We are also aware that certain products provide us with more health benefits than others. But how exactly do our diet changes influence our health and our life expectancy?
Finally the good news for vegetarians and vegans! It seems that a plant-based diet can provide not only with necessary amount of protein, but als with all essential amino acids. Here, a variety of plant-based protein sources is a key. Most plant foods have some protein, with the best sources being legumes, soy products (including […]