Skip these foods to keep your brain healthy

Here's a list to help you strike out the items that your brain can really do without.  There are numerous foods out there that are good for the brain. They sharpen it, shield it from potential diseases, improve memory and concentration. Then there food items and drinks that are not so great for the brain health. Here’s a list to […]

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London researchers awarded $1.35M to complete dementia research

The Lawson Health Research Institute says it has been award $1.35 million to complete research on dementia and other neurodegenerative illnesses. The funding, spread over the course of five years, comes through the second phase of a collaborative research program titled the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA). The research is being led by Dr. Manuel Montero-Odasso, whose previous […]

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Brain wiring changes when mastering new skills, says new study

While it is understood that a healthy brain is capable of learning these new skills, how the brain changes in order to develop new behaviours is a relative mystery. Mastering a new skill – whether a sport, an instrument, or a craft – causes new neural activity patterns to emerge in the brain, a study has found. While it is […]

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10 minutes of low-intensity activity boosts brain health in older adults: Western study

Results from a new study by researchers at Western University shows the brain health of older adults can be enhanced by low-intensity physical activity. The data shows that those who engage in short bursts of physical activity can experience a boost in brain health even if the activity is carried out at a reasonably low intensity, officials said. According to […]

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