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12 Things Stress is Doing to Your Brain

Chronic stress increases one of the stress hormones that affects many brain functions, putting you at risk for several mental and physiological conditions.


How You Should Sleep if You Want to Avoid Memory Problems

A study recently published in The Journal of Neuroscience finds that one sleeping posture in particular that may decrease the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.


Exercising Four Times Per Week Reversed Early Signs of Dementia

Developing dementia is one of the primary fears associated with aging, but new studies show cognitive decline isn’t necessarily inevitable in the golden years. They found physical exercise and a certain kind of mental exercise can make quite a difference in brain volume and function.


Pepsi Reintroduces Known Cancer-Causing Ingredient

Less than a year after making the responsible decision to remove aspartame from its products, Pepsi has backtracked, announcing that it will be reintroducing the artificial sweetener into two of its beverages. With links to cancer in lab mice, not to mention an association with side effects such as headaches, depression, and memory...


Can Cinnamon Boost Your Brain Power?

Studies show that consuming cinnamon can enhance brain functions. It is believed that cinammon can also help fight cancer, regulate blood sugar, reduce inflammation and lower cholesterol.


Feeling Forgetful? Better Lay Off These Foods

Researchers from the Mayo clinic recently linked two classes of foods with increased risk for cognitive decline.


Clue to Cognitive Decline Found in Blocking Brain Inflammation

Scientists have been trying to unlock the secret to understanding Alzheimer’s. Now, they may have found an important piece of the puzzle.


Brain Stimulating Activities: 8 Mentally Energizing Hobbies

Mental function research consistently supports one principle – use it or lose it. Here are 8 brain stimulating activities that will ensure you USE IT!


The Side Effect of Statin Drugs That No One Is Talking About

New research links the intake of statin drugs to aggression in women, a finding that adds to the data indicating they can have a negative influence on the mind, even causing suicidal impulses and homicidal behavior.


Is the New Attack on Brain Health Supplements Putting Thousands of Other Supplements at Risk?

The attack on picamilon (a safe supplement combining the natural substances GABA and vitamin B3) spearheaded by the attorney general of Oregon, with the assistance of Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), has likely been orchestrated by the US Food and Drug Administration. If picamilon is declared an illegal drug and driven off the market, it...