science about how to keep your brain sharp while getting older

According to a recent study, lifestyle seems to be more important than age in cognitive function and future dementia risks across all ages.

According to a recent small but long-term study, drinking 2 cups of coffee (2x240g) may make you less likely to develop Alzheimer’s.

According to a recent study, even short-term exposure to air pollution negatively influences our brain performance and capacity to work.

I think you’ll agree, that the easiest and quickest way to get some extra energy is to grab a product with caffeine in it. Usually, it is either a cup of espresso (0.21% of caffeine), black tea (0.02% of caffeine) or hot chocolate with 85% of cacao in it (2.34% of caffeine). But did you […]

We hear a lot about the different ratio’s of carbs and fat in our diet to achieve the desired results, but we don’t pay that much attention to our protein and its quality. And we should as it has tremendious impact on our brain health, especially while getting older.

A recent study seems to find a way to stop the forming of new toxic plaques in the brain. The researchers used hyperbaric oxygen therapy first on a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease and then on people with Alzheimer’s to see whether the therapy can halt or slow the disease progression.

A lot of people are practicing meditation to calm their minds and to rejuvenate themselves. And it works. But how exactly does meditation influence our brain? A recent small study investigated this question. The study involved 10 students who were taught how to meditate and practized the “focused attention meditation” 5 times a week for […]

According to a recent Australian study, higher body fat leads to increased shrinkage of the brain’s gray matter and a greater risk of cognitive decline.

First of all, what is NfL? It is a protein called neurofilament light chain. According to a recent study, the increased levels of NfL can accurately indicate the presence of underlying neurodegeneration in people with brain health issues. Though it is not specific for any neuridegenerative disease (think of Parkinson’s, ALS or different types of […]

According to a recent study, men aged 65+ with less deep sleep and more light sleep suffer from worse attention and processing speed. This can have an impact on the day-to-day activities (like driving) that rely on optimal attention and cognitive speed. Researchers explain that deep sleep decreases as people age. The decreased deep sleep […]

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