Although it’s not the fountain of youth or a magic elixir, this B vitamin has surprising ties to disease, aging and mental state.
A good, long snooze allows your brain to purge waste products such as beta-amyloid, a protein associated with dementia.
These small, simple steps could improve your ability to recall names, phone numbers and other important information.
Aerobic activity may slow the effects amyloid plaque has on the brain—especially if you start at an early stage.
Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.
Hanging onto bitterness does nothing to settle up with those who have wronged you—and at day's end, it'll lead to anxiety and depression.
Echoing a page from mom's book of axioms, researchers find that excessive television viewing can 'rot your brain' as you age.
Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.
But studies show you can slow the progression of dementia. Here's what you should do to ensure long-term brain health.
Sleep medicine docs share how the 'fall back' portion of Daylight Saving Time makes more of a difference than one might think.
Study: Women who are fit at age 50 have a nearly 90 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer's.
Why it's great to learn a second language.
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