Previous seed grant helped UCI scientists secure nearly $2 million from National Institutes of Health for their Alzheimer’s research.
Soybean oil, the most consumed cooking oil in the US, has been linked to neurological and metabolic alterations in mice. Soybean oil-fed mice showed decreased levels of oxytocin in the hypothalamus.
How has Betty Marion White managed to live such a long and happy life?
We know that people with Alzheimer’s often have sleep problems. But does it work the other way? Do problems with sleep set the stage for this degenerative brain disease?
Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at Harvard University. The study was led by a Harvard-affiliated team of researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the team’s MRI scans documented for the very first time in medical history how meditation produced massive changes inside the brain’s gray matter.
Yoga practitioners were also found to fare better on mental performance tests, the study team observed.
Fruit fly study reveals suppression of a genetic switch boosts long-term memory.
Cross crawl refers to movements in which we use opposition such as crawling, walking, running, and swimming. Opposition means that opposite sides of the body work together to coordinate the right arm and left leg, then the left arm and right leg.
Exposure to flame retardants and pesticides resulted in more than a million cases of intellectual disability in children between 2001 and 2016. However, adverse outcomes from exposure to mercury and lead fell significantly during the same period.
Even practicing once a week has measurable benefits for your brain.