Health | One Day There May Be a Drug to Turbocharge the Brain. Who Should Get It? Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Credit Credit Benedicte Muller Supported by ByCarl Zimmer April 2, 2019 In 2011, Dr. Dena Dubal was hired by the University of California, San Francisco, as an assistant professor of neurology. She set up a new lab with one chief goal: to understand a mysterious hormone called Klotho. Dr. Dubal wondered if it might be the key to finding effective treatments for dementia and other disorders of the aging brain. At the time, scientists only knew enough about Klotho to be fascinated by it. Mice bred to make extra Klotho lived 30 percent longer, for instance. But scientists also had found Klotho in the brain, and so Dr. Dubal launched experiments to see whether it had any effect on how mice learn and remember. The results were startling. In one study, she and her colleagues found that extra Klotho … [Read more...] about One Day There May Be a Drug to Turbocharge the Brain. Who Should Get It?
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Thursday, February 28, 2019 by: Ellaine Castillo Tags: age-related memory decline, aging, aging secrets, blood flow, brain health, DHA, docosahexaenoic acid, eicosapentaenoic acid, EPA, Fish Oil, goodcancer, goodfood, goodhealth, longevity, memory decline, omega 3, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid, research, superfoods (Natural News) There may come a day when you’ll find it hard to remember even your most memorable experiences. Although this is a common occurrence in people who are aging, it doesn’t mean that it can’t be prevented or at least delayed. Scientists have found numerous ways to prevent memory decline, which can be caused by poor blood flow or brain cell inflammation. One of these is through supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). Omega-3s plays a pivotal role in early development, especially of the nervous system. It is also important for maintaining a stable physiological environment and preventing chronic … [Read more...] about Omega-3s can improve blood flow in the brain and prevent aging, according to international study
× Food & Drink Home & Living Money Parenting Relationships Style & Beauty Travel Wellness Work/Life Finds MORE FROM HUFFPOST News Politics Entertainment Communities Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos ©2019 Oath Inc. All rights reserved. HuffPost News × This Healthy Salad Provides The Brain Boost You Need Food & Drink Put these ingredients in your next salad and soon you'll be working smarter, not harder. By Kelly Paige 01/15/2019 05:45am ET It’s January and we’re all trying to be the best versions of ourselves. We’re exercising more, we’re more mindful about our mental health and we’re watching what we eat. So it’s only natural that it’s salad month at HuffPost. When most people think of salad , they think of it as diet food: the necessary means to lose weight, the path to de-bloat or the rabbit-like food you must consume to fit into those skinny … [Read more...] about This Healthy Salad Provides The Brain Boost You Need
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Smarter Living Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Smarter Living | How to Crush Your Habits in the New Year with the Help of Science Supported by Make 2019 the year you actually do all the things you want to do. We asked the experts and checked the journals for the most useful tips you can take to heart. BySusan Shain Dec. 31, 2018 It’s the shiniest time of year: that hopeful period when we imagine how remarkable — how fit and kind, how fiscally responsible — our future selves could be. And while you may think “new year, new you” is nothing more than a cringey, magazine-cover trope, research supports its legitimacy. “It’s not like there’s something magical about Dec. 31,” explained Charles Duhigg, the author of “The Power of Habit.” “What is magical is our mind’s capacity to … [Read more...] about How to Crush Your Habits in the New Year with the Help of Science
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Move Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Move | The Secret to Good Health May Be a Walk in the Park Supported by Personal Health In Minneapolis-St. Paul, the nation’s healthiest urban region, almost everyone lives within a 10-minute walk of a good public park. Shouldn’t we all? ByJane E. Brody Dec. 3, 2018 Even though I was heading to a highly coveted job at The New York Times in 1965, I was heartbroken to leave Minneapolis, where I had begun my journalistic career two year earlier. Minneapolis was then, and still is, a slice of heaven for anyone who enjoys the great outdoors. According to an ambitious project of the Trust for Public Land, Minneapolis leads the nation’s metropolitan areas in providing the best overall access for the most people to well-equipped and serviced public parks and recreation. Its neighbor, St. Paul, is a close … [Read more...] about The Secret to Good Health May Be a Walk in the Park