USC Professor Valter Longo, an expert on dietary restriction and regeneration, leads team of USC and Harvard researchers looking to slow aging and prevent disease
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One of the best-known regions of the brain, the cerebellum accounts for just 10 percent of the organ’s total volume, but contains more than 50 percent of its neurons.
The news: It turns out meditating is good for more than just quiet time: It can actually help us fight the cripplingly high stress levels we experience during our busy lives, in the office or elsewhere.
Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder may have found a type of “good” bacterium that could protect the brain against the harmful effects of stress. If confirmed in clinical trials, the results may lead to probiotic-based treatments against stress, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.
Mounting research continues to show the links between the health of the gut and that of the brain. Now, a new study from Lund University in Sweden finds that unhealthy intestinal flora can accelerate the development of Alzheimer’sdisease.
Three patients in Japan will receive the experimental therapy in the next year.