Headaches Common in Women
It can take a while to get back to normal even after a mild traumatic brain injury. Regardless of severity, headaches are common in the year after such an injury.
Heart Beat Raises Dementia Risk
Irregular heartbeat isn't usually life-threatening. It is relatively easy to manage. However, those with the disorder may be at a heightened risk for developing dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.
Grape Antioxidants Could Prevent Alzheimer's
For all wine lovers, add to the list one more benefit to drinking red wine in moderation: its ability to fight Alzheimer's Disease. The natural antioxidant found in grape seeds, and highly present in red wine, may protect against dementia such as Alzheimer's.
Natural PMS Relief
If you're a woman, you know those days before the flow can be difficult, even hellish, for you - and those around you. Do not despair, nature has a remedy that's now clinically proven to work.
Single Brain Injury May Lead to Neurodegeneration
Traumatic brain injuries are known to be a risk factor for later development of cognitive impairments. Recent findings suggest that even a singular brain injury could lead to diminished neurological capacity.
Reducing Risks Could Cut Alzheimer's
Moderate lifestyle changes may seem small, but they can provide large returns in better health. Exercising and smoking cessation are among modifiable changes capable of reducing risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Staying Healthy Wards off Dementia
Eyeglasses, dentures and hearing aids may not seem like causes of dementia. But they appear to matter much more than we think.
Brain Disease Caused by Chronic Stress
Scientists have long linked chronic stress to brain degeneration. Now they may have identified the connection. These findings could ultimately aid in understanding and treating Alzheimer's disease.
Before the Sun Goes Down
Elderly adults who live in institutions like nursing homes are more likely to experience a syndrome known as “sundowning”—and now researchers have clues as to why.
In an interesting twist, researchers discovered about a decade ago that many of the brain patterns seen in epilepsy are also seen in children with autism.