Study Spotlights a Decline in Dementia Rates among U.S. Seniors

The term dementia describes a range of symptoms linked to a decline in healthy brain function, including memory loss. Now,…

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How Does Your Blood Pressure Affect Your Brain?

The American Heart Association wants us to think about blood pressure—but not for the reasons you may think. In a…

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Is Your Working Environment Bad for Your Brain?

Results of a new study show that an unclean and uninspiring workplace may be bad for brain health—but that a…

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A Busy Lifestyle Benefits Your Brain Later in Life

Does your jam-packed daily calendar sometimes leave you feeling a little frantic? For some people, cramming too much into their…

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Study Finds Unexpected Link between Fasting and Inflammation

In an effort to better understand the gut-brain connection and its benefits to human health, researchers at the Salk Institute…

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Too Much Fructose Harms the Brain, But Omega-3 DHA May Help

The standard American diet is loaded with fructose. And not the healthy, high-in-fiber, straight-from-the-fruit kind, but the heavily processed kind…

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Curious about the MIND Diet? A Brief Intro + 10 Key Food Groups

We often hear about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet for cardiovascular and total-body health. However, new research has taken…

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Kicking the Sugar Habit Not So Simple, Study Finds

Habits become habits for a reason. It happens over time, as repeated behavior slowly changes the circuitry of our brains…

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Being in Nature Soothes the Brain

Writer—and city dweller—Florence Williams recently agreed to a unique experiment: she headed into the wilderness with cognitive psychologist Dr. David…

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Early Exercise Bolsters Gut Bacteria, Improves Health Later

According to a study from the University of Colorado Boulder, being physically active in our early years may benefit our…

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5 Fast Facts about Fish Oil

Ever wonder why so many health experts recommend eating more fish? The answer has to do with the beneficial fatty…

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Omega-3 and B Vitamins Partner to Promote Brain Health

Along with many other health benefits, B vitamins have been shown to support brain health as we age, and one…

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