Saturday, November 26, 2022

Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Nutrition and Aging

By Ward Dean, MD Every cell in the human body is packed with tiny organelles called mitochondria (Fig. 1). Mitochondria are often referred to as...

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Natural Club Moss Extract Shows Promise for Treating Alzheimer’s, Enhancing Memory and Alertness By Jim English Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive degenerative disease that most...

Chewing Gum Helps You Concentrate for Longer, Study Suggests

Chewing gum can help you stay focused for longer on tasks that require continuous monitoring. This is the finding of new research by Kate Morgan and colleagues from Cardiff University due to be published in the British Journal of Psychology today, 8 March.

Probiotic Use Linked to Severe Bloating and Mental Impairment

Probiotic use may result in a significant accumulation of bacteria in the small intestine that can lead to disorienting brain "fog" and rapid, significant...

Yale Researchers Reverse Alzheimer’s with New STEP Drug in Animal Study

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered a new drug compound that reverses the brain deficits of Alzheimer's disease in an animal model....

Brain Aging Accelerated by Lack of Sleep in Adults

Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have found evidence that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age. These findings,...

Magnesium Levels Vital to Aging Brain Health

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month and the serious issues of cognitive health will be in the spotlight in the coming weeks. The medical...

Developing Diabetes in Middle Age Increases Loss of Brain Cells Later...

People who develop diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to have brain cell loss and other damage to the...

Early Gut Bacteria Regulate Happiness

UCC scientists have shown that brain levels of serotonin, the 'happy hormone' are regulated by the amount of bacteria in the gut during early life. Their research is being published June 12 in the international psychiatry journal, Molecular Psychiatry.

New Study – Cinnamon Reverses, Halts Progression of Parkinson’s Disease in...

Neurological scientists at Rush University Medical Center report that cinnamon, a common food spice and flavoring material, can reverse the biomechanical, cellular and anatomical changes...

Building a Better Antipsychotic Drug by Treating Schizophrenia’s Cause: How Drugs...

The classic symptoms of schizophrenia -- paranoia, hallucinations, the inability to function socially -- can be managed with antipsychotic drugs. But exactly how these...

Study Finds ‘Portal 2’ Better at Improving Cognitive Skills Than ‘Luminosity’

A trio of researchers at Florida State University has conducted a small study the results of which suggest that the video game Portal 2...