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brain health

Feeling glum? It’s all in the wrist

Researchers have created a high-tech wristband that can change color based on the wearer's emotions, providing a new tool in the management of mood disorders.

Keep your wits sharp with brain bafflers

In tracking 19,000 adults for a quarter of a century, researchers find puzzles play a notable role in preserving mental sharpness.

Daytime fatigue? A nap could help

An afternoon rest has its distinct advantages—but watch out for the downsides.

Build a good food mood

What determines your cognitive output? Your nutritional input.

Navigating seafood

If your foray into the Mediterranean diet feels like a wild fishing expedition, it's time to re-map your strategy with these 7 fish tips.

Is coffee good for you?

Research shows that the health benefits of coffee—even decaf—seem to outweigh the risks.

The unbreakable link

As research on the brain-body connection continues to mount, it adds up to one indisputable fact: Exercise remains essential to cognitive performance.

Couch potatoes, beware!

Too much sitting correlates with a thinning of tissue in a key area of the brain that is tied to memory.

Poor sleep may heighten Alzheimer’s risk

Chronically disturbed sleep may facilitate the development of Alzheimer's disease or accelerate its progression.

Study: For some, high cholesterol is low concern

Puzzling discovery suggests that certain people may carry traits that protect against the bad effects of high cholesterol in later years.

Exercise boosts kids’ brain health, too

Working up a sweat is good for cognition, whether you're 8 or 80.

How resilient are your brain connections?

Certain pieces of brain structure may make some people less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

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