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Brain & Nervous System

Treatment for multiple sclerosis resets the immune system

2017-02-19 12:04

Researchers at the Imperial College London are exploring a new treatment for multiple sclerosis that resets the immune system.

A clinical trial funded by the UK MS Society, the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Centre, and by the European Blood and Marrow Transplant Autoimmune Disease Working P

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Misophonia: It's definitely in your head

2017-02-03 17:57

Some of us cannot stand certain sounds. Some people become outraged when they hear certain sounds. Medically, hatred of certain sounds is called misophonia. Now researchers know why it happens and it definitely is all in your head and a real medical disorder.

A team of researchers led from Newcastle University uncovered the brain mechanism that causes people to shun certain sounds that might include the clicking of a pen, a whistle or even a yawn.

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Keeping the heart fit keeps the brain fit

2017-01-15 08:11

Researchers have found that adults who are fitter have more brain activity and score better on memory tests.

The desire to maintain brain health as we age is universal in nature. Scientists have come to the realization that it's helpful to stay fit to maintain a healthy brain.

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Meats and nuts may help with Parkinson’s disease

2017-01-13 05:58

Researchers have found people who have types of early-onset Parkinson’s disease may benefit from increasing niacin in their diet. Some nuts and meats contain niacin.

Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the nervous system which progresses slowly and affects movement.

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Memory can be enhanced by emotional hangovers

2016-12-27 07:45

Researchers say there is something called an "emotional hangover" and that these emotional brain states can enhance the formation of future memory.

Strong emotions are an experience of the human condition which we all have at sometime. It has now become apparent that the experience of emotional states can benefit memory.

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A natural way to fight dementia with sauna bathing

2016-12-21 16:25

Taking a sauna is not just relaxing and enjoyable. Did you know you can lower your chances of dementia naturally by getting in a sauna bath several time a week?

Here is what researchers from University of Eastern Finland uncovered.

Sauna baths cut dementia risk up to 66 percent

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Adolescents should drink water and green tea instead of alcohol for brain health

2016-12-09 14:02

Researchers have found drinking a lot of alcohol can change the brains of adolescents.

Adolescents often ignore suggestions that they're a lot better off drinking something healthy instead of alcohol.

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Purposeful daily living with mindfulness is where it's at

2016-12-05 05:38

If you want to lead a more meaningful and healthy life on a daily basis you should commit yourself to mindfulness and pursue purposeful living on a daily basis.

In our chaotic world there are many people searching for natural ways to relax and lead a healthier life.

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