Good news for smart sex-lovers who are a bit sick of Sudoku: according to a new study, orgasms are actually better for your brain than puzzles. More
Topic: brain health
The breathing and meditative exercises that go along with yoga may “translate beyond yoga practice when you try to perform mental tasks or day-to-day activities,” researchers say. More
Though cinnamon gets relegated to a simple seasoning in many people’s minds, it’s actually something of a superfood in its own right. More
A drug that already has FDA approval for other uses was found to both prevent and reverse brain damage in mice with Alzheimer’s disease. More
These three supplements have been shown to improve memory and thinking; prevent brain shrinkage; and otherwise help brains stay sharp (no matter how old or young you are). More
The evidence is continually mounting that Mediterranean diets are oh-so-awesome for heart health, brain health and overall longevityâ€”in a way that low-fat and low-carb diets have failed to live up to. More
The omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil seem “to mimic the effects of calorie restrictive diets,” scientists say. More
If you want to enhance your ability to focus and stay on task, mindfulness training may be the best short-tem toolâ€”even better than healthy eating, according to new research from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Fitness freaks and workout buffs are less likely to experience the damage to the brain’s all-important white matter that heavy drinking typically brings. More
“Stress can be something that makes you better, but it is a question of how much, how long and how you interpret or perceive it.”
Because no one “created” the Mediterranean diet, it doesn’t contain the kind of strict rules and exclusions that many diet plans do. So what does one on a Mediterranean diet actually eat? Here’sÂ a look at the daily diet regiment used in a new Spanish study on the Mediterranean diet’s health benefits. More
Neuroscientists suspect the main active ingredient in cannabis, called cannabidiol, could help prevent or reverse early stage brain damage and memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease.
Thomas Jones, a former running back in the NFL, has announced plans to donate his brain to science after he dies. Why? He’s spearheading an effort to raise awareness about the risks of playing football, including the affects of multiple concussions. An issue that’s definitely something to be cognizant of as you’re watching tomorrow’s Super Bowl, or any football game. More