Tag Archives: Brain

Harvard neuroscientist Paola Arlotta sees disease-fighting potential in brain organoids

To determine whether the cells her lab was growing related to those of the human brain, Arlotta turned to Lichtman, who for many years had been able to look at the organ in super-high resolution. The goal was to identify protrusions on nerve cells called dendritic spines, where the synapses form that connect one cell… Read More »

Brain health: Low-protein, high-carb diet just as good as low-calorie diet

New research, published in the journal Cell Reports, suggests that a low-protein, high-carb diet may be an easier alternative to calorie restriction for people looking to preserve brain health and prevent cognitive decline. Components of traditional low-protein, high-carb diets include lean fish and sweet potatoes. As the world’s population ages, protecting against cognitive decline is… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »

Worldwide Nutrition Seniors Heart, Brain And Joint Vitamin Kit, Turmeric Curcumin, CoQ10, Omega-3, 180 Capsules

HEART, JOINT AND BRAIN KIT OF VITAMINS FOR SENIORS What is Turmeric Curcumin? A multitude of high quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain and contains many compounds with medicinal properties – otherwise known as CURCUMINOIDS. CURCUMIN is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects… Read More »