Extra stress can lead to memory loss

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.

Molecule able to fight brain cancer found

Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011, 14:53

Scientists have found a molecule that is able to induce death of brain cancer cells.

Shielding torso protects brain from blast injuries

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.

Maternal obesity `could affect child`s brain growth`

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.

Nicotine and cocaine have similar impact on brain

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.

Tips to keep your brain sharp

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.

High-fat diet may injure brain cells regulating weight

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.

Cross your hands to relieve pain

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.

Himalayan berry helps boost brain, fight obesity

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.

Meditation eases pain and stress

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 09:49

Mindfulness meditation has been reported to enhance numerous mental abilities, including rapid memory recall.

Himalayan berry helps boost brain

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.

Exercise helps brain cancer patients live longer

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.