Monthly Archives: February 2021

Don’t be Concerned – These Memory Lapses Are Not a Sign of Dementia

By |2021-02-26T10:15:56-05:00February 26th, 2021|Natural Health|

Have you ever walked into a room but can't remember why? Hunted for your reading glasses, only to find them perched on the top of your head? Drew a blank when you tried to recall a computer password? If you're worried these could be the early signs of dementia, then we’ve got good news. The [...]

Is Your Waistline Weakening Your Memory?

By |2021-02-22T10:02:21-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Natural Health|

Are you carrying extra weight around your waist? If so, you’ve no doubt heard how excess weight—especially around the waistline— contributes to numerous health problems, from cardiovascular disease to diabetes. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg, say researchers. A new study shows those extra pounds could also be a key indicator of whether [...]

Can Afternoon Naps Boost Brain Function?

By |2022-01-25T15:41:25-05:00February 19th, 2021|Natural Health|

As more people work from home during the pandemic many are reporting an increase in loneliness, snacking more often, and putting on weight. While these aren’t necessarily healthy results of the pandemic, there’s one new habit that is… taking an afternoon nap. In fact, the results of a new study suggest that dozing off, even [...]

Brain Cells Vulnerable to Alzheimer’s 
Identified For The First Time

By |2021-02-15T12:09:53-05:00February 15th, 2021|Brain Science|

In Alzheimer's disease, some types of brain cells are affected very early on, while others escape the disease process until much later. What causes this difference in vulnerability? Finding the answer to this question could pave the way for new targeted treatment strategies. When a team of scientists sought to solve this mystery, they made [...]

Want to Rejuvenate Your Brain? 
Improve Your Sleep Habits

By |2021-02-12T05:17:55-05:00February 12th, 2021|Natural Health|

Your brain’s thirst for energy is just about insatiable. Because its neuronal networks constantly reshape themselves and transmit signals, these cells need constant refueling. But all that activity also floods the brain tissue with a never-ending flow of oxidative free radicals and protein debris. To keep functioning correctly, your brain needs to routinely clear out [...]

Miracle Drug Restores Lost Memory
 in Days

By |2021-02-08T14:39:27-05:00February 8th, 2021|Brain Science|

Doctors and scientists tell us nothing can be done about age-related cognitive decline. Losing our mental faculties to some extent is an inevitable part of aging. But what if they're wrong? What if - instead of brain cells becoming damaged or worn out - a blockage occurs that stops them from functioning normally? And by [...]

New Discovery Treats Brain Problems
 Without a Scalpel

By |2021-02-05T14:57:46-05:00February 5th, 2021|Natural Health|

When you hear the word ultrasound, you might think of a medical imaging system and a pregnant woman looking at images of her unborn baby at a doctor's office. But there's another type of ultrasound that's causing waves in medical research. It’s called "focused" ultrasound. Focused ultrasound is showing promise in helping doctors perform medical [...]

Without These “Memory-Making” Brain Cells,
 Your Memory Quickly Fails

By |2021-02-01T14:45:27-05:00February 1st, 2021|Brain Science|

Although neuroscientists have spent most of their research efforts investigating how the brain’s neurons affect memory, they recently discovered another type of cell in the brain that’s just as vital for our intellectual abilities. They’re called glial cells, and new research reveals they’re essential for making long-term memories. In fact, the latest research shows that [...]

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