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Brain & Nervous System
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?
Researchers have found drinking a lot of alcohol can change the brains of adolescents.
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.
A prevention program has been found to safeguard kid's brains from damaging effects of poverty.
Researchers have found supplementation early in life may help to offset problems for the adult brain from early life stress.
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.
Mental health researchers have made a promising breakthrough dealing with fatty acid levels for early detection of the risk of psychosis.
Researchers have found caffeine based compounds prevent the death of brain cells which produce dopamine.
Aerobic exercise is associated with improved cognitive function, but not for people who are exposed to high levels of mercury prior to birth, according to research which was funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Food fortified with folic acid has been found to be associated with lower rates of congenital heart defects, according to new research which has been published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
You know that calcium is important for strong bones, but did you also know that it has a role in brain health as well?
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health reports prenatal BPA exposure has been linked to anxiety and depression in boys.
A new UCLA study shows it may be possible to beat Alzheimer's with such natural treatments and home remedies like a good diet and exercise.
Some of us are simply better learners than others. If you struggle with memory problems, you may want to try this simple diet change.
Boston University Medical Center researchers have linked one simple thing that can keep our brain youthful. Findings published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology are the first to show genuine brain health benefits from physical fitness among older adults.
Use of marijuana for epilepsy has been going on for millennia, but scientifically controlled trials of the practice have only recently been pursued in earnest. A new report presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting in Washington, DC, as well as some other recent research, shed some light on advances in this area.
Scientists are hot on the trail of a potential new treatment for aggressive brain tumors known as glioblastoma multiforme. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 22,000 Americans were estimated to have been diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme in 2010.
If you want to boost your memory and learning skills as you age, a new study suggests that maintaining good quality sleep when you're younger can result in better cognitive functioning for up to 28 years as you age.
Testosterone is important for a healthy threat response in healthy men. This awareness is important in helping us to better understand the 'fight or flight' response in men which may be associated with aggression and anxiety.