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Mothers-to-be take note! Consuming high-fat diet during pregnancy may affect kids' mental health

Mothers-to-be take note! Consuming high-fat diet during pregnancy may affect kids' mental health

A new study has warned that women who consume a high-fat diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of having babies with mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.

Depression may change brain structure

Depression may change brain structure

According to study, white matter, which enables brain to communicate, is reduced in people who suffer from the blues.

Some people may be genetically programmed to be depressed

Some people may be genetically programmed to be depressed

A gene variant increases the odds of getting the blues.

38-year-old brain dead man's organs save four lives

38-year-old brain dead man's organs save four lives

The man had suffered injuries due to a fall while he was going about his daily routine. 

Binge drinking in adolescence may alter brain, affect memory

Binge drinking in adolescence may alter brain, affect memory

Adolescence and young adulthood are periods of continued biological and psychosocial maturation.

Lack of sleep leads to Alzheimer`s disease

Lack of sleep leads to Alzheimer`s disease

According to researchers, treating conditions like sleep apnea and hypopnea (shallow breathing) might lower the risk of dementia or at least slow its progression.

Yoga may protect against memory decline, says study

Yoga may protect against memory decline, says study

Scientists in Brazil imaged elderly female yoga practitioners' brains and found they have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex, in brain areas associated with cognitive functions like attention and memory.

A boss' response to his employee asking for leave to focus on her mental health is a lesson for all of us! - Read

A boss' response to his employee asking for leave to focus on her mental health is a lesson for all of us! - Read

 Parker works for live chat software engineering company Olark and has been extremely vocal about her battle with mental illness.  

Depression affects men and women differently, says study

Depression affects men and women differently, says study

The study further says that the condition has different effects on the brain activity of males and females in particular regions of brain.

Eating oranges, grapefruit daily can reduce risk of dementia among the elderly: Study

Eating oranges, grapefruit daily can reduce risk of dementia among the elderly: Study

Researchers from Tohuku University in Japan have found that daily intake of any citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons or limes can cut the chances of developing the incurable brain condition by almost a quarter.

Gene that plays key role in depression identified

Gene that plays key role in depression identified

Globally, depression affects over 300 million people annually. Nearly 800,000 die from suicide every year - it is the second-leading cause of death among people between the ages of 15 to 29, researchers said.

Walking slow indicator of dementia, says study

Walking slow indicator of dementia, says study

Scientists who found that older adults who experience a slowing gait also suffered shrinkage of a part of the brain linked with memory and spatial orientation.

Controlling brain chemical may boost learning in adults

Controlling brain chemical may boost learning in adults

Learning language or music is usually a breeze for children, but the capacity declines dramatically with age.

Let your kids play video games, it will help boost their attention!

Let your kids play video games, it will help boost their attention!

Playing video games also increased the size and efficiency of brain regions related to visuospatial skills. 

Your mental health is at risk if you indulge in binge drinking, cocaine abuse

Your mental health is at risk if you indulge in binge drinking, cocaine abuse

Poorer attention was linked with frequent and infrequent binge drinking and use of drugs, in particular, stimulants. 

Protect your brain from Alzheimer's risk; eat foods enriched with extra-virgin olive oil!

Protect your brain from Alzheimer's risk; eat foods enriched with extra-virgin olive oil!

 In a study published in the journal Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, researchers show that the consumption of extra-virgin olive oil reduces the formation of amyloid-beta plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain - classic markers of Alzheimer's disease.

Eating junk food to deal with work-related stress? Sleep is a better, healthier, more effective alternative!

Eating junk food to deal with work-related stress? Sleep is a better, healthier, more effective alternative!

The reason for these eating habits, researchers believe, is that food is percieved as a diversion to get rid of negative feelings and approach desired feelings.

Scientists give clue on how to block bad memories

Scientists give clue on how to block bad memories

Brains create long-term memories by increasing the strength of connections between neurons and maintaining those connections over time.

Gene find could lead to treatment for memory loss

Gene find could lead to treatment for memory loss

A study at the Peter O`Donnell Jr. Brain Institute includes the results of a new strategy to identify genes that underlie specific brain processes. This strategy may eventually help scientists develop treatments for patients with memory impairments.

This is how multiple exposures to anaesthesia risk your kid's memory – Read

This is how multiple exposures to anaesthesia risk your kid's memory – Read

The research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is among the first to address the question of whether repeated postnatal anaesthesia exposure, in and of itself, results in memory impairment in a highly translationally relevant rhesus monkey model.