Could pomegranates help aid memory and ease Alzheimer’s symptoms?

Could pomegranates help aid memory and ease Alzheimer’s symptoms?

A natural compound found in pomegranates could help alleviate Alzheimer’s symptoms, research suggests. Tanja Ivanova/Getty Images Urolithin A is a natural compound shown to support memory and cognitive function and reduce brain inflammation. A new study in mice suggests that urolithin A may have…

An active brain can protect you from dementia, but stress might eat up your ‘cognitive reserve’ – new study

An active brain can protect you from dementia, but stress might eat up your ‘cognitive reserve’ – new study

Some people have the biological hallmarks of Alzheimer’s – proteins called amyloid and tau that gum up the brain – but have no disease symptoms. Researchers suggest that this could be because some people build up a “cognitive reserve” – the brain’s ability to…

Study reveals B VITAMINS may reduce glaucoma risk

Study reveals B VITAMINS may reduce glaucoma risk

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Does sleep clear more toxins from the brain than when we’re awake? Latest research casts doubt on theory

Does sleep clear more toxins from the brain than when we're awake? Latest research casts doubt on theory

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Evidence also supports the notion that the brain gets rid of more toxic waste when we’re asleep than when we’re awake. This process is believed to be crucial in getting rid of potentially harmful things such as amyloid, a protein…

Does sleep clear more toxins from the brain than when we’re awake? Latest research casts doubt on this theory

Does sleep clear more toxins from the brain than when we’re awake? Latest research casts doubt on this theory

Eleftheria Kodosaki does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners University College London provides funding as a founding partner…

Study shows exercise spurs neuron growth and rewires the brain, helping mice forget traumatic and addictive memories

Study shows exercise spurs neuron growth and rewires the brain, helping mice forget traumatic and addictive memories

Exercise-induced formation of neurons and genetically-inducted neuron growth rewired neural circuits in the hippocampus, helping mice forget traumatic memories and reducing their PTSD-like symptoms. Credit: Risako Fujikawa, Kyushu University and Hospital for Sick Children Researchers from the University of Toronto, Canada, and Kyushu University,…

Exercise spurs neuron growth and rewires the brain, helping mice forget traumatic and addictive memories

Researchers from the University of Toronto, Canada, and Kyushu University, Japan, have found that increased neuron formation and the subsequent rewiring of neural circuits in the hippocampus through exercise or genetic manipulation helps mice forget traumatic or drug-associated memories. The findings, reported on May…

6 Things to Add to Your Routine to Maintain Brain Fitness as You Age

6 Things to Add to Your Routine to Maintain Brain Fitness as You Age

Westend6/Getty Images We all want to age gracefully. We’ll do just about anything to do it. From eating for heart health to deciding which exercises to focus on or improving vision , most people know that maintaining many aspects of physical health is crucial…

Study suggests eating these superfoods can help you live longer

Study suggests eating these superfoods can help you live longer

Over the years, numerous observational studies have reported a strong link between higher intakes of flavonoid-rich foods and a lower risk of chronic disease and mortality. Flavonoids, sometimes called vitamin P , are polyphenolic compounds commonly found in colorful fruits and vegetables, as well…

Scientists Have Discovered Cognitive Benefits of Creatine

Scientists Have Discovered Cognitive Benefits of Creatine

Researchers at Forschungszentrum Jülich have found that a high single dose of creatine can temporarily enhance cognitive functions impaired by sleep deprivation, specifically improving processing capacity and short-term memory. The study cautions against excessive creatine intake due to potential health risks, although it suggests…

Researchers unveil mechanism enhancing cellular fitness against aging and neurodegeneration

Researchers unveil mechanism enhancing cellular fitness against aging and neurodegeneration

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center discover a mechanism to enhance the fitness of cells against aging and neurodegenerative diseases. This finding will pave the way for novel therapeutic approaches in neuroprotection against aging-related disorders and neurodegeneration. Durham, North Carolina; USA; April 30, 2024….

Scientists Identify New Brain Circuit That Inhibits Appetite

Scientists Identify New Brain Circuit That Inhibits Appetite

Researchers have discovered a brain circuit in mice that inhibits eating when nauseous, pinpointing unique amygdala nerve cells that operate differently from those activated during satiety, highlighting the complex regulation of appetite. A neural pathway suppresses appetite when experiencing nausea. Feeling full, nauseous, or…

8 Brain-Boosters for the Aging Mind

8 Brain-Boosters for the Aging Mind

brain boosters Have you lost a step? Feel like the years are finally catching up? Just looking to spruce things up and turn back the biological clock? Wish there was an easy way to recharge your brain? Turns out, it’s not all just in…

How the brain structure that produces norepinephrine also helps control visual attention

How the brain structure that produces norepinephrine also helps control visual attention

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The locus coeruleus (LC) is a small region of the brainstem that produces norepinephrine, a chemical with powerful effects on arousal and wakefulness which plays an important role in the body’s response to stress or panic. Now, research from the…

Waking Up Tired? Try This Natural Sleep Supplement

Waking Up Tired? Try This Natural Sleep Supplement

If melatonin makes you groggy, GABA could be a good alternative. Sleep is essential to all aspects of our well-being, from our mood and brain functions to our immune system , heart health and more. Despite how important a good night’s sleep is, many…

Neuroscientists Warn of ‘Cascading’ Alzheimer’s Risk From These Two Habits

Neuroscientists Warn of 'Cascading' Alzheimer's Risk From These Two Habits

Two common habits could be putting you at an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, neuroscientists have warned. Alzheimer’s disease affects roughly 5.8 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The progressive condition is the most common form of…

Looking to increase your brain health? Here are a few suggestions

Looking to increase your brain health? Here are a few suggestions

While I’ve been teaching the dining with diabetes classes this past month, I’ve been reminded just how beneficial eating a well balanced diet can be for our overall health. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Eating a heart-healthy diet benefits both your body and your…

Exercise changes the brain in a way that helps heart health, especially for people with depression

Exercise changes the brain in a way that helps heart health, especially for people with depression

WATCH: This type of exercise might be better for your brain than biking or jogging Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts . CNN — It’s common knowledge…

Blended antioxidant supplement may help boost memory and cognition

Blended antioxidant supplement may help boost memory and cognition

New research links a blend of antioxidants to improved cognition, at least in mice. Lilith Matevosyan/Stocksy A new study from Japan has shown that blended antioxidants may improve cognition and memory while suppressing age-related muscle decline in mice. The antioxidant blend used in the…

6 Mushrooms you can eat to prevent cognitive impairment and reduce your dementia risk

6 Mushrooms you can eat to prevent cognitive impairment and reduce your dementia risk

A recent study by researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) found that older adults who consume more mushrooms in their diet have a significantly lower risk of mild cognitive impairment than those who don’t. Mild cognitive impairment is a condition defined by…

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