Those who are interested in psychology, know the “Big Five” personality traits: agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, openness and extraversion. Researchers of a recent study were curious whether 3 of these personality traits (conscientiousness, neuroticism and extraversion) somehow are related to our brain functioning later in life.
According to a recent study, vitamin K might help reduce and even prevent age-related cognitive decline, leading to various forms of dementia.
According to a recent study, checking your cholesterol and glucose levels at the age of 35 may prevent from getting Alzheimer’s later in life.
It can. At least, according to a recent study. And this influence of antibiotics on the brain health is not really surprising. Previous studies have already shown that antibiotics’ use can lead to serious disruptions in the gut microbiome health. And, as we know, our gut has a strong connection with our brain.
According to a recent large study, low levels of folate (vitamin B9) in the blood may be a sign for increased risk of dementia and death from any cause in older people (aged 60-75 years).
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. […]
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?
According to a recent study, selenium (with the highest concentrations in Brazil nuts) could increase neuron generation, and boost learning and memory in aging brain.
Recent review of the existing studies highlighted that both high (daily/near daily) and low (> 2 times a week) frequency cannabis young users were 6 times more likely to develop schizophrenia compared to those who had never used cannabis. However, not all compounds of cannabis have such disasterious results on the mental health. A recent […]
According to a recent study, stability in body mass index (BMI) over time is linked to a slower cognitive decline in older people.