It’s still unclear whether HRT can protect brain function and prevent dementia.
Like a Scrabble habit, a passion for Wordle isn’t likely to make you smarter or ward off brain aging. But it may give you a daily dose of complex cognition combined with social interaction.
Without this tiny, ubiquitous shellfish, the story of human life on Earth may have played out quite differently.
Pollution from more frequent floods and wildfires – exacerbated by the warming climate – is threatening human health and poses particular risks to the brain.
To stay healthy, it’s important to understand how wildfire smoke can harm your body and how to protect yourself.
It seems as though every other week there’s a study telling us coffee is good for us, or it’s bad for us. Here’s what to make of this new piece of research.
Mounting research shows that going for a swim can preserve memories, reduce mood disorders and increase mental acuity in all age groups.
In this new study, people who were overweight had fewer brain cells and lower levels of blood flow compared to people of a normal weight.
The tiny air pollutants known as PM2.5, emitted by vehicles, factories and power plants, aren’t just a hazard for lungs. A study finds more brain shrinkage in older women exposed to pollution.
Exercise plays an important part in preserving memory throughout our lifetime.
With fear of a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s a constant concern for many seniors, they turn to supplements. A recent study suggests they’d be better off keeping their money.
Research is revealing many ways in which we can reduce our dementia risks – from eating a Mediterranean diet and exercising, to playing games and studying for degrees.
Decades of work with lab rats lead to suggestions on how to stay grounded in the here and now, with benefits for brain health.
Air pollution is bad for our heart and lung health – and a new study says it may be bad for brain health, too.
Higher education for seniors shows promise – for combatting social isolation, increasing well-being and delaying the onset, or slowing the progression, of dementia.
Sport and other physical activity is vital to the developing bodies and minds of children; for those with disabilities it can be hard to access and is yet even more important.
A new study shows that workers exposed to solvents in the vehicle collision repair industry are at greater risk of adverse health effects than other blue-collar workers.
Areas of the brain are being mapped, much like the towns, cities and countries represented in a typical atlas.
The brain is a glucose-hungry organ. If this energy supply is disrupted, it can impair and even damage brain cells.