Last Updated: Friday, April 08, 2011, 14:11
Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have shed new light on how stress can contribute to memory loss in old age.
Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011, 14:53
Scientists have found a molecule that is able to induce death of brain cancer cells.
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2011, 12:52
"Protecting the body is absolutely essential to protecting the brain," says senior study investigator and Johns Hopkins professor and neuropathologist Vassilis Koliatsos.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 01, 2011, 16:27
Babies born to obese women are at risk for iron deficiency which may, in turn, affect infant`s brain development.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 04, 2011, 23:42
A new neuroscience research has found that nicotine has a similar initial impact on the brain as cocaine.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 12:08
A steady pace of digestion in the gut gives a more reliable flow of energy to the brain, likely optimizing the organ`s long-term health and performance.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 09, 2011, 19:04
Obesity among people who eat a high-fat diet may injure neurons, or nerve cells, in a key part of the brain that controls body weight.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 11:13
Scientists said crossing the arms across the body might confuse the brain over where pain is occurring.They suggested this is because putting hands on the "wrong" sides of the body disrupts sensory perception.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 16:13
Antioxidants in the berries also help to fight obesity, teeth problems, acne, ageism, poor digestion and constipation. It is also said to keep the heart healthy.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 09:49
Mindfulness meditation has been reported to enhance numerous mental abilities, including rapid memory recall.
Last Updated: Monday, June 20, 2011, 13:54
The sea buckthorn berry, which is grown in the Himalayan mountains, has hit shop shelves as a new superfruit to rival broccoli, apples and blueberries.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 13:21
A study says exercise improves how cancer patients feel during & after treatment, and may also extend their lives.