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Prevagen Comes Under Fire for Deceptive Claims

The "jellyfish memory supplement" is under fire from the FTC for making false claims that it can ward off memory loss and boost brainpower.


Go Ahead and Hit Snooze: Sleep Can Nearly Double Recall

Getting plenty of sleep is associated with a sharp mind and active body. And now many researchers are zeroing in on the effects that a lack of sleep can have on the brain.


Berberine Can Do More Than Balance Blood Sugar — It May Also Save Your Brain

A wealth of clinical research has concluded berberine can do wonders for blood sugar balance, but new research has confirmed it may also save the brain from the damaging impact of "type 3 diabetes."


Why PQQ Should Be Your Heart’s New Best Friend

Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), a nutrient discovered in 1974, may be destined to become the next supplement superstar, as research in recent years suggests it has a broad range of health benefits. Much of the buzz centers on its key action of boosting mitochondrial function, which had been compared to improving the performance of a...


Study Reveals One Possible Way to Achieve “Super Ager” Status

New research indicates that many older adults actually exhibit memory performance equivalent to that of much younger individuals. These older adults, dubbed ‘super agers,’ may one day help us to make major advances in understanding not only what drives memory loss, but also other forms of cognitive decline—such as dementia and other diseases.


Can Singing Save Your Brain?

Research in recent years suggests singing is beneficial for dementia patients in multiple ways. It may improve cognition and provide a means to connect with loved ones as well as reduce stress and depression.


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.


Need a Quick Brain Boost? Science Says Do This

Need a mental pick-me-up? Researchers found that taking a whiff of this herb can wake up your brain cells and help you perform better at certain tasks.


Feeling Forgetful? Better Lay Off These Foods

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


Doing This Can Take 10 Years Off the Age of Your Brain

Ten years of aging can make quite a difference in brain function. According to a new study, this benefit could possibly be yours if you exercise regularly.