Cognitive decline reversed 30 years in 6 weeks

Cognitive decline reversed 30 years in 6 weeks Cognitive decline reversed 30 years in 6 weeks After just 1 ½ months, participants increased their cognitive abilities to levels similar to those of middle-aged adults, 30 years younger. Control group members, who did not take classes, showed no change in their performance. “The participants in the…

Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents

Mobile phone radiation may affect memory performance in adolescents The study to be published on 19 July 2018 found that cumulative RF-EMF brain exposure from mobile phone use over one year may have a negative effect on the development of figural memory performance in adolescents, confirming prior results published in 2015. Foerster M., Thielens A.,…

Kefir may help Hypertension and Neuroinflammation

Kefir may help Hypertension and Neuroinflammation Kefir may help Hypertension and Neuroinflammation Drinking kefir may have a positive effect on blood pressure by promoting communication between the gut and brain. Kefir is a fermented probiotic milk beverage known to help maintain the balance of beneficial bacteria in the digestive system. Probiotic Kefir Antihypertensive Effects in…

Elderly grow just as many new Brain Cells as the young

Elderly grow just as many new Brain Cells as the young Elderly grow just as many new Brain Cells as the young Researchers show for the first time that healthy older men and women can generate just as many new brain cells as younger people. Human Hippocampal Neurogenesis Persists throughout Aging. Cell Stem Cell, 2018;…

Indoor lighting Drastically Inhibits Learning and Memory

Indoor lighting Drastically Inhibits Learning and Memory   The hippocampus lost about 30 percent of capacity in low light in just 4 weeks as well as a steep decline in brain derived neurotrophic factor (Animal Model) * Grass rats were housed in either a 12: 12 h bright light–dark (brLD, 1,000 lux) or dim light-dark…

Lung Scarring Reversed

Lung Scarring Reversed Lung Scarring ReversedIn an unexpected discovery scientists witnessed fibrosis going into remission and the lungs begin to normalize function in only 4 weeks, with the introduction of RAGE into the cells. Citation:Homeostatic nuclear RAGE–ATM interaction is essential for efficient DNA repair Nucleic Acids Research, Volume 45, Issue 18, 13 October 2017, Pages…

Do viruses make us smarter? 

Public Release: 12-Jan-2015 A new study from Lund University in Sweden indicates that inherited viruses that are millions of years old play an important role in building up the complex networks that characterise the human brain. Researchers have long been aware that endogenous retroviruses constitute around five per cent of our DNA. For many years,…

Using Brainwaves to Test Prices

Is Your Coffee too Cheap? By Frank Thadeusz A German scientist is developing a new way of testing prices by measuring brain waves. Some marketing critics are horrified by the idea of feel-good pricing, but others argue it could make products more successful. The most subversive criticism of capitalism at the moment comes from the…

Parasite makes mice lose fear of cats permanently

Behavioural changes persist after Toxoplasma infection is cleared. Eliot Barford 18 September 2013 Mice infected with toxoplasmosis lose their instinctive fear for the smell of cats — and the parasite’s effects may be permanent. Wendy Ingram/Adrienne Greene A parasite that infects up to one-third of people around the world may have the ability to permanently…

Brain-to-brain breakthrough in mind control experiment

Two minds with but a single thought as University of  Washington researcher controls colleague’s hand movements   LAST UPDATED AT 13:48 ON Wed 28 Aug  2013 SCIENTISTS have achieved human mind control for the first time in an  experiment at the University of Washington. Using recorded brain signals and the  magnetic stimulation of muscles, researchers…

Health Research Report 156 1 JUN 2013 (Synopsis)

  In this issue: 1.   Coffee consumption associated with reduced risk of autoimmune liver disease 2.   Ginger compounds may be effective in treating asthma symptoms 3.   The compound in the Mediterranean diet that makes cancer cells ‘mortal’ 4.   Study finds vitamin C can kill drug-resistant TB 5.   Common Food Supplement Fights Degenerative Brain Disorders 6.  …

Changing gut bacteria through diet affects brain function, UCLA study shows

Contact: Kim Irwin kirwin@mednet.ucla.edu 310-794-2262 University of California – Los Angeles Health Sciences UCLA researchers now have the first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect brain function in humans. In an early proof-of-concept study of healthy women, they found that women who regularly consumed beneficial bacteria known as probiotics through yogurt showed altered…