What Is the Impact of Video Games on Cognition and Wellbeing?
While researchers say more in-depth study is required, many studies have already concluded that video games may contribute to better cognition and emotional wellbeing – if you choose the right game and play it in moderation.
The Connection Between Neurodegenerative Diseases and Gut Health
A new study has discovered bacteria in the gut microbiome that may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
HBOT Proves Beneficial to Vascular Dementia Treatments
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is effective as a supplemental therapy in the treatment of vascular dementia.
How Many Steps Per Day Should Seniors Average to Maintain Health?
Step counts range between 2,000-9,000 steps per day for an average healthy older adult, but how many should seniors be targeting to maintain their health?
What Is Myelin and How Is It Connected to Cognitive Decline?
Myelin is the protective sheath that protects nerves and allows them to send signals quickly and efficiently. This insulation deteriorates with age, but scientists now believe they have isolated the gene that causes this to happen.
8 Benefits of Pomegranate
Many ancient cultures held pomegranates in high esteem, and they were onto something. Studies have found pomegranates can improve memory, heart, dental health and even erectile dysfunction.
The Benefits of Music On The Aging Brain
Music engages the brain, providing the stimulation it craves. For older people, it can reduce stress, anxiety and agitation, as well as slow cognitive decline.
Common Myths About the Brain That Won’t Go Away
Many myths persist about the human brain, despite the fact that modern research has debunked them all. These eight myths rank among the most persistentץ
What Is The Neuroscience of Aging?
The neuroscience of aging focuses on how aging impacts the body’s nervous system, including the loss of neurons in the brain that can lead to faster cognitive decline in older adults.
Lower Brain Oxygen Levels May Lead to Higher Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
A new study has connected lower levels of the oxygen in the brain with a higher risk of developing Alzehimer’s disease as people age.