Reducing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is up to you. Research in Finland shows that something you can do twice a week helps protects your brain cells.
Last week we saw yet another tragedy at Ft. Hood, Texas, as a distraught Iraq war veteran killed three of his fellow soldiers before killing himself. It is nearly five years after the last Ft. Hood shooting, where 13 people were killed. These tragedies are heartbreaking and we certainly feel much sympathy for the families of the victims.
Migraine headaches can be debilitating, causing severe pain for hours or days. The pain is often intense, with a throbbing or pulsing sensation and can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.
There are several natural remedies that you can use to help avoid the onset of migraines or that help you treat the pain. Here are seven, courtesy of NaturalSociety.com.
How we live plays a big role in how well our memories function, especially as we begin to age. Thankfully, in many cases, it’s relatively easy to prevent or avoid many of the behaviors and choices that chip away at our cognition and ability to recall information, both recent and from the distant past.
Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition that is increasingly being diagnosed by physicians throughout the Nation. With more cases of PTSD cropping up, more research of the condition is being conducted—and a recently published study indicates PTSD sufferers can benefit from alternative therapies.
Citing rapid behavioral changes that occurred in his 20s, some people have posited that Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev could have been more easily radicalized to the point of carrying out acts of terror because of brain injuries he may have sustained in his fledging boxing career. Researchers say that the possibility that brain injuries […]
Personality may not only dictate if you’d be a contender for Mr. or Miss Congeniality, but may also play a significant role in how the brain makes choices that affect your health.
Recent studies have added to the knowledge about the many health benefits of green tea, noting that chemicals found in the drink can actually help regenerate brain cells. Now, researchers studying the same chemicals have found that they can also shrink cancerous tumors.
The health benefits of drinking green tea daily include everything from aiding in the detoxification of the body to weight-loss. Research has now proven that the beverage can actually help you produce more brain cells. The research, published in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, shows that chemical properties of green tea provide brain benefits.
If you’ve marked the donor box on your driver’s license you have done more than just give up your organs. You’ve given up your right to informed consent.
Doctors don’t have to tell you or your relatives what will happen to your body during an organ-harvest operation. Your rights are gone because you’re dead. Or are you?