More stories about "Brain"

High Levels of Bad Cholesterol May Increase Alzheimer's Disease Risk

Cholesterol has been linked to the growth of amyloid plaques in older adults diagnosed with dementia.

Exercise May Help Protect the Brain from Deterioration

Researchers reveal that endurance training increases the production of a molecule called irisin, which helps keep the brain healthy.

Brain Cells Shrink When You Sleep at Night

Getting enough sleep may help your brain clean itself more efficiently.

Older Adults with High Blood Sugar Levels May Have Increased Dementia Risk

Maintaining proper glucose levels may help lessen the risk of disease and cognitive decline.

Lack of Sleep May Increase Anxiety, Says Study

Giving your mind and body enough time to rest may lessen your worries in more ways than one.

Cinnamon May Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

A bit of spice may just be what older adults need to keep their brain healthy.

You May Train Your Brain to be Positive with the Tetris Effect

You can rewire your brain and keep shining that positive light with the help of the classic game Tetris.

Visual Focus Diminishes When Using Hands-Free Mobile Phone While Driving

Being on hands-free doesn't necessarily mean that your full attention is on the road.

Facebook May Improve Lolo's and Lola's Cognitive Abilites

Keeping your grandparents socially and mentally active may help them stay sharp.

Early Musical Training May Help in Better Brain Development

Did you practice your do re mis during your childhood? Chances are, you have quicker and sharper motor skills as an adult.

Switching Between Two Languages Helps Keep Mental Agility in Older Adults

Bilingualism doesn't only come in handy a lot of times, but it also makes for good brain exercise, too.

Jogging In Polluted Urban Areas May Mentally Slow You Down

Your body may be getting a proper workout, but your brain isn't.

Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy Through Exercise

The brain needs physical activities more than mental stimulation, most especially in older adults.

Talking about Yourself Gives Your Brain a High

Research shows self-disclosure activates reward areas in the brain.