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Want to improve your brain function? Start walking regularly!

Want to improve your brain function? Start walking regularly!

 A new study has found that a moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce the symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain.

The brain may start 'eating' itself if you don't sleep enough!

The brain may start 'eating' itself if you don't sleep enough!

 The study conducted on mice showed that sleep deprivation can cause parts of the brain's synapses to be 'eaten' by other brain cells.

Grey matter density increases during adolescence: Study

Grey matter density increases during adolescence: Study

Grey matter is found in regions of the brain responsible for muscle control, sensory perception such as seeing and hearing, memory, emotions, speech, decision making, and self-control. 

Human brain can spot early-stage disease in others to avoid sick people

Human brain can spot early-stage disease in others to avoid sick people

A new study suggests that human brain can discover early-stage disease in others to help us avoid sick people.

Learning to read, write in adulthood may transforms brain, says study

Learning to read, write in adulthood may transforms brain, says study

The study showed the learning process leads to a re-organisation that extends to deep brain structures in the thalamus and the brainstem.

Your saliva can predict risk of Alzheimer's disease!

Your saliva can predict risk of Alzheimer's disease!

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative brain disorder with no cure and few reliable diagnostic tests.

Alzheimer`s has a cure in form of physical exercise

Alzheimer`s has a cure in form of physical exercise

Alzheimer`s is a neurodegenerative disorder considered as the most common form of dementia and is characterized by progressive neurodegeneration that can result in memory loss.

Early humans were smarter than previously thought

Early humans were smarter than previously thought

The researchers believe that the same areas of the brain engaged in modern activities like playing the piano were also used in making stone tools dating from 1.8 million to 100,000 years ago.

Do antipsychotics do more good than harm?

Do antipsychotics do more good than harm?

The experts concluded that, for the patients with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders, antipsychotic medications do not have negative long-term effects on patients` outcomes or the brain. 

Fear of injection? Knowing your doctor may help reduce the pain!

Fear of injection? Knowing your doctor may help reduce the pain!

The study suggests that participants who experience higher levels of anxiety on a day-to-day basis experienced greater reductions in pain from feeling close to their doctor.

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain: Study

Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and spread to the brain: Study

Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement, often including tremors.

Want to keep your brain healthy? Doing this daily might help!

Want to keep your brain healthy? Doing this daily might help!

A new research has found that regular walk not only benefits our heart and muscles but also contributes in keeping our brain healthy.

Scientists create new brain cells from human skin

Scientists create new brain cells from human skin

The study, led by researchers at University of California, Irvine (UCI) in the US, used a genetic process to reprogramme these cells into a pluripotent state capable of developing into any type of cell or tissue of the body.

Chocoholics, take note! Dark chocolate may protect your brain from ageing

Chocoholics, take note! Dark chocolate may protect your brain from ageing

The findings may help explain the beneficial effects on memory seen in people who consume dark chocolate, researchers said.

Multiple sclerosis start showing signs five years before onset of disease

Multiple sclerosis start showing signs five years before onset of disease

Multiple sclerosis is an auto-immune disease where the body attacks the protective coating, known as myelin, around brain cells.

Doctors successfully treat 24-year-old girl MS patient with bone marrow transplant

Doctors successfully treat 24-year-old girl MS patient with bone marrow transplant

Doctors have successfully treated a 24-year-old girl, suffering from Multiple Sclerosis with bone marrow transplant (BMT).

Want to boost your brain power? Drinking this juice might help!

Want to boost your brain power? Drinking this juice might help!

Drinking beetroot juice before exercise makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the functions of a younger brain.

This new drug may prevent brain cells from dying!

This new drug may prevent brain cells from dying!

Scientists have discovered a drug that may help prevent neurodegenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson'.

Brain games may no longer make you smarter

Brain games may no longer make you smarter

An increasing number of people believe brain training helps protect them against memory loss or cognitive disorders, said Neil Charness, Professor of Psychology.

Do you know? Signs and symptoms of intracranial haemorrhage

Do you know? Signs and symptoms of intracranial haemorrhage

Intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) is a life-threatening emergency and can cause rapid brain damage.