Probiotics seem to have positive effects on various mental health issues. But can their supplementation help with memory issues as well?
According to a recent study, vitamin K might help reduce and even prevent age-related cognitive decline, leading to various forms of dementia.
Most of us have combination of 3 fat cell types: mostly white, less beige and even less brown. According to a recent study, beige fat cells, or adipocytes, have a calming effect on the brain, bringing down the inflammation, caused by the more common white fat, and providing protection from dementia.
There is a growing evidence that the gut microbes play a vital role in our aging process. A recent study on mice has shown that the gut microbes can even reverse brain aging by transplanting them from young representatives into the old ones. After the transplantation the researchers observed an improved learning ability and cognitive […]
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.
Polyphenols from fruit and veggies have a vital impact on our health and its ability to deal with life challenges. Our brain has a big advantage as well. One of the reasons is that polyfenols in high doses have an influence on protein BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor). BDNF is involved, among other things, in communication […]
A new large-scale study found that both smoking and cardiovascular disease impact learning and memory throughout adulthood, starting at age 18.
Have you ever thought of household physical activities as a type of exercise? They help not only maintain your life and living surroundings, but also seem to contribute to your brain health.
It’s hard to find someone nowaways, who writes on paper. Maybe pupils in their first school years and grandma’s and grandpa’s above 80 years old. Actually they do the right thing by writing on paper, compared to the majority of us. Why? It seems that writing on paper stimulates our brain better than any other […]
According to a recent small-scale study, drinking coffee regularly reduces the volume of grey matter in the brain, where the information is processed. In the study these changes were particularly noticeable in the right medial temporal lobe, including the hippocampus, a region of the brain that is important to our memory. However, these changes seemed […]