Mind Body Green: Is cutting carbs bad for your brain? A neuroscientist explains

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. Our research extends beyond the concerns of preventing and mitigating Alzheimer’s, into maintaining vital cognitive power over a lifetime. (March 6, 2018) Read […]

News-Medical: Research investigates how the brain makes predictions

Goethe University Frankfurt can boast another EU-funded research project: With the appointment of Yee Lee Shing as Chair of Developmental Psychology her PIVOTAL research project has accompanied her to Frankfurt. Professor Shing’s research work investigates how the brain makes predictions. (March 5, 2018) Read the full article here

Science Daily: Birth control pills increase risk of ischemic stroke

Birth control pills do not increase the risk of hemorrhagic strokes, wrote neurologists Sarkis Morales-Vidal, MD, and José Biller, MD. Ischemic strokes, which account for about 85 percent of all strokes, are caused by blood clots. Hemorrhagic strokes are caused by bleeding in the brain. (March 5, 2018) Read the full article here

Medical News Today: How long-term depression alters the brain

Depression has become a common mental health problem. For some, this condition lingers for many years, and scientists now strive to understand how that might affect the brain, and how treatments should be adjusted to address these changes. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), across the United States, 8.1 […]

Bel Marra Health: Multiple sclerosis month: MS development, multiple sclerosis detection, MS treatment and exercise

National Multiple Sclerosis Month is observed each year in March, with the aim of creating a better understanding about the neuro-degenerative disease called multiple sclerosis (MS) disease and encourage those suffering from it to make educated healthcare decisions. This month, we at Bel Marra hope to build public awareness about multiple sclerosis (MS) through articles […]

Brain Blogger: Dietary intake of omega fatty acids and brain health

Omega fatty acids are well known to be important for the normal functioning of our body. These fatty acids are essential for the formation of the cell membrane. They play a critical role in brain health. In addition, they are crucial for fertility, visual acuity, and optimal cardiovascular health. Omega-3 fatty acids also have an […]

Dallas News: More than crunches: 7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right. But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we […]

Recalibrate Your Brain and Your To-Do List

Recalibrate Your Brain and Your To-Do List In today’s fast-paced world, we measure our own importance – and the importance of those around us – by how much we can pack into our days. From single tasking in lieu of multitasking to taking mental breaks, here are eight tips to help you approach your next […]