As the associate director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College, my work has been focused on rigorous studies of how lifestyle choices shape the health of our brains.
A new study found that eating greens can protect against memory loss
During a stroke, areas of the brain are damaged when deprived of oxygen- rich blood. Here, dark gray patches show scientists what parts of the brain are being "choked" by a stroke. Credit: Cameron Rink, PhD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Dr. Cameron Rink is pointing at a picture of a brain in the middle of a stroke. Dark feathery arteries branch across grayish brain tissue, some of which has faded into black around the obstructed blood vessels, looking like a city block that's lost power while the rest glows on.
You might be familiar with hyperbaric oxygen treatment, in which a patient breathes in extra oxygen while inside a pressurized chamber, as a therapy for the bends and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Chronic pain is front and center these days now that the opioid crisis – the wrong way to manage pain – has been exposed and opportunities to prevent and treat pain instead of medication (a key example: chiropractic) jump into the spotlight.
According to Robin Kowalski, a professor of psychology from Clemson University. There are 3 different types of complainers. This short video reveals what they are and gives you a few simple strategies for breaking the habit.
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The human body’s peripheral nervous system may have the capacity to interpret its environment and regulate pain, a recent animal study revealed. A team of researchers at the University of Leeds and the Hebei Medical University in China examined ganglia cells in mice and rats for five years and found that nerve cells in the ganglia, a collection of nodules in the peripheral nervous system, can exchange information with one another using a signaling molecule called gamma-Aminobutyric acid. This process was previously believed to be restricted in the central nervous system.
Despite missing 90 percent of his brain, the man isn’t mentally disabled. The case has been puzzling scientists for nearly a decade. And though researchers found he had a low IQ of 75, he was working as a civil servant, and was also married with two children.
Natural Blaze, June 2, 2016
A dietary supplement containing a blend of thirty vitamins and minerals–all natural ingredients widely available in health food stores–has shown remarkable anti-aging properties
Technology has an octopus-like grip over modern-day society and our lives, sitting at the heart of this beast are cell phones. From