If you sometimes feel like you need a quick mental boost before you can process information or make a decision — and who doesn’t — science has found a simple practice that may help. According to new research out of the University of Bristol in the U.K., a short period of sleep helps a...
Our ability to retrieve memories associated with certain smells may tell us a lot more about the health of our brains.
Researchers from the Mayo clinic recently linked two classes of foods with increased risk for cognitive decline.
When I dug into the research on spirulina, I found hundreds of clinical studies documenting the amazing health benefits of this sea vegetable.
The "jellyfish memory supplement" is under fire from the FTC for making false claims that it can ward off memory loss and boost brainpower.
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.
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."
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...
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.
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.