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Brain Study: Woman Have Better Self-Control Than Man, But More Prone To Alzheimer’s

A recent study has found that women’s brains are wired to have more self-control and more active than men’s. However, the study also finds that women are more prone to depression and Alzheimer’s. The study was conducted by Amen Clinics, which has been working for more than 20 years with functional brain scans. In the recent study, the scientists analyzed ...

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Scientists Have Found The Brain Cells That Slow Our Aging Process

For years, scientists have found that the hypothalamus in our brain is responsible for controlling growth, metabolism, and reproduction. However, recent research discovered that the hypothalamus also has an important function to regulate aging. Furthermore, with the right treatment, we can slow down and even reverse the aging process. This finding is a big leap in combating age-related diseases such ...

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Are ‘Brain Training’ Games The Key To Slowing Memory Decline And Reducing Dementia Risk?

If you’re the type who often downloads games from mobile app stores, you may be familiar with the term “brain training game” — these refer to word or puzzle games that are advertised as a good way to improve one’s brain power and vocabulary. But they could be more than just that, as a group of scientists believes that their ...

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Are ‘Brain Training’ Games The Key To Slowing Memory Decline And Reducing Dementia Risk?

If you’re the type who often downloads games from mobile app stores, you may be familiar with the term “brain training game” — these refer to word or puzzle games that are advertised as a good way to improve one’s brain power and vocabulary. But they could be more than just that, as a group of scientists believes that their ...

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Anti-Epilepsy Drug Might Restore Brain Activity In Mild Cases

Recent health news has seen an increased focus on Alzheimer’s disease and the recommended tools or lifestyle changes people can utilize in order to reduce its risk or slow down its progress. Now, a new report is suggesting that there may be another way to restore cognitive function, albeit in mild cases of Alzheimer’s — an anti-epilepsy drug that could ...

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June Is Alzheimer’s And Brain Awareness Month — Why People Are Displaying Purple And How You Can Show Support

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and people worldwide are joining the movement and supporting the cause. The official color for Alzheimer’s awareness is purple and you’ll see purple ribbons displayed across social media networks, worn as ribbons, and on clothing as people spread the word. The official Alzheimer’s Awareness website has a number of ways people can show ...

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Lack Of Sleep Could Make Your Brain ‘Eat’ Itself, Increase Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

It’s long been believed that a lack of sleep could be bad for the brain. But a new study offers a more colorful, yet dire description of this consequence — it could turn the brain into a “cannibal” of sorts, with synapses being “eaten” by other brain cells, and even increase the chances of chronic sleep loss sufferers acquiring Alzheimer’s ...

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Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors? Italian Court Ruling Suggests That They Might

The belief that using cellular phones causes brain tumors is almost as old as mobile phones themselves. Studies on the matter tend to vary, with some claiming that excessive cell phone use may be linked to brain tumors, and others claiming the opposite. But an Italian court may have again claimed that there is a link between these two, having ...

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Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors? Italian Court Ruling Suggests That They Might

The belief that using cellular phones causes brain tumors is almost as old as mobile phones themselves. Studies on the matter tend to vary, with some claiming that excessive cell phone use may be linked to brain tumors, and others claiming the opposite. But an Italian court may have again claimed that there is a link between these two, having ...

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Sweetened Drinks Linked With Brain Shrinkage, Loss Of Memory Function, Stroke And Dementia, New Study Claims

New studies indicate that people who consume sugar-sweetened drinks and artificially sweetened drinks, such diet sodas, have a significantly increased risk of suffering conditions linked with brain degeneration, such as brain shrinkage, loss of memory function, stroke and dementia, including dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease. The first of two separate studies published in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia, by a ...

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