A new study by University Professor Raja Parasuraman shows that giving the brain a little jolt can accelerate learning and memory.
A traumatic event like being physically attacked, involved in a car accident or enduring the tension of warfare can ruin your life with unhappiness, persistent stress, fear and a feeling that you are worthless. But a relatively little-known therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), can quickly help you get renewed energy and fulfillment in your life.
An alternative treatment for heart disease could in fact have a benefit to patients who use it, a new study shows.
A report in the June, 2012 issue of Nutrition Research revealed the results of a double-blinded trial which found a benefit for supplementation with green tea extract on blood pressure, inflammation, oxidative stress and insulin resistance. "To the best of our knowledge, this is the first clinical trial performed on obese, hypertensive patients," announce authors Pawel Bogdanski and his colleagues at Poland's Poznan University.
In an article published online on August 1, 2012 in the journal Neurology®, Canadian researchers report a benefit for caffeine in movement control in men and women with Parkinsons disease.
Researchers from the University of Connecticut report improvements in several cardiovascular risk factors in conjunction with supplementation with powdered grapes by men with metabolic syndrome, a cluster of factors associated with an elevated risk of diabetes and heart disease. The findings were reported in an article published online on July 18, 2012 in the Journal of Nutrition.
By now, it is no surprise (to most people) that fruits and vegetables possess powerful antioxidants. What may surprise you is how essential they are for a healthy mind and body.
Julia Roberts is famous for her bright smile and the actress says she owes it to her grandfather’s tip of using baking soda.