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Brain & Nervous System

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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Good nutrition can offset stress induced mental health problems

2016-11-01 06:37

Researchers have found supplementation early in life may help to offset problems for the adult brain from early life stress.

There have been concerns about the potential negative effects of early life stress on the brain later in life. It appears that good nutrition early in life may be able to offset these concerns.

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Iron fortified biscuits offer promise to fight lead poisoning

2016-10-28 00:12

Researchers have shown that fortifying food with iron produces a marked decrease in blood lead concentration in kids who are exposed to high levels of the metal.

Lead poisoning is a horrible condition which can cause serious problems with mental and physical development.

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