“Eat more fiber” is dietary advice that’s earned the right of repetition. High-fiber diets are linked to lower rates of heart disease and certain types of cancer, along with the daily bonus of keeping our digestive system running efficiently.
“Brain fog” is a term commonly used by patients when they are trying to describe a lack of mental clarity, mild confusion, loss of focus and attention, poor concentration, or even just a generalized sense of not feeling their best. As an integrative neurologist, my first job is to make sure that nothing serious is going on, which means conducting a brain MRI, an electroencephalogram, blood tests, and even cerebrospinal fluid studies. But, very often with brain fog, all of these conventional tests will come back without abnormalities, and yet, the patients will have these uncomfortable symptoms. What’s the catch?
One of the biggest questions in ageing research is whether there is a ceiling on how long human beings can live.
The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia.
When Rebecca Erwin was a varsity rower at the University of North Carolina, the coach had the team’s members take a yoga and meditation class.
For the first time a “tipping point” molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer’s disease has been established by scientists, who have shown that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of Alzheimer’s.
Just as there is no magic pill to prevent cognitive decline, no single food can ensure a sharp brain as you age.
Maintaining positive, warm and trusting friendships might be the key to a slower decline in memory and cognitive functioning, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is expected to triple in the coming decades and no cure has been found.