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.

A food pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes, causes a severe illness (listeriosis) that can infect our central nervous system (neurolisteriosis). This infection is fatal in 30% of all cases! The question is: how can Listeria monocytogenes escape from our immune system defense and get into the most protected area of our body, our brain?

A recent British study investigated brain changes in people aged between 51 and 81, caused by COVID-19.

According to a recent study, stability in body mass index (BMI) over time is linked to a slower cognitive decline in older people.

According to a recent study, eating a lot of salty products activates neurons that can facilitate decrease of blood flow in the brain.

We know that dark chocolate in moderation is good for your brain health. It makes you happier, facilitates the blood supply with necessary oxygen and nutrients to your brain to keep you sharp and has plenty of antioxidants to protect your cells from damaging free radicals. These are the common health benefits and you would […]

We know that accumulation of amyloid-beta proteins in the brain is one of the main features of Alzheimer’s. But did you know that the same proteins are also present in other (periphereral) organs and that there is a possibility that these proteins are interrelated with each other?

It seems that people with both depression and severe inflammation don’t respond to these drugs. And there is an explanation for that. Commonly prescribed antidepressants are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which hinder the re-absorption of a “feel-good molecule” serotonin in the brain, so that it can stay for longer circulation to improve mood. So, […]

acidity and Alzheimer's

The accumulation of amyloid-beta (Aβ) and tau protein in the brain are the main two features of Alzheimer’s disease. But why do they start to accumulate and to harm our brain are still the questions to answer.

Essential oils are widely used in aromatherapy to improve our mood, and lower anxiety or depression. Inhaled essential oils are immediately taken up into the brain and therefore have a direct influence on brain functioning. However, it wasn’t clear which types or what dose would produce the optimal results. Until now. A recent study investigated […]