Drinking tea improves brain structure, study suggests

Drinking tea improves brain structure, study suggests

Drinking tea improves brain structure, study suggests

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions — and this is associated with healthy cognitive function — compared to non-tea drinkers. The research team made this discovery after examining neuroimaging data of 36 older adults.

Junhua Li, Rafael Romero-Garcia, John Suckling, Lei Feng. Habitual tea drinking modulates brain efficiency: evidence from brain connectivity evaluation. Aging, 2019; 11 (11): 3876 DOI: 10.18632/aging.102023

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How much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills?

How much exercise is needed to help improve thinking skills?

The review included 98 randomized, controlled trials with a total of 11,061 participants with an average age of 73. Of the total participants, 59 percent were categorized as healthy adults, 26 percent had mild cognitive impairment and 15 percent had dementia. A total of 58 percent did not regularly exercise before being enrolled in a study.

Exercise for cognitive brain health in aging Joyce Gomes-Osman, Danylo F. Cabral, Timothy P. Morris, Katalina McInerney, Lawrence P. Cahalin, Tatjana Rundek, Augusto Oliveira, Alvaro Pascual-Leone Neurology: Clinical Practice May 2018, 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000460; DOI:10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000460