New understanding of brain structure offers insights into Alzheimer’s

New understanding of brain structure offers insights into Alzheimer’s

New research has revealed greater detail about the brain’s structure, suggesting avenues for future research into Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses. Share on PinterestThe brain structure that contains glial cells can provide important insights into Alzheimer’s...
Does a low-carb diet keep your brain young?

Does a low-carb diet keep your brain young?

A new study suggests that age-related changes in the brain start earlier in life than previously thought, and switching diet may slow down the deterioration. Share on PinterestA diet low in carbs may delay age-related cognitive decline, new research suggests. The...
Smell helps the brain form memories during sleep

Smell helps the brain form memories during sleep

Smell has a powerful ability to evoke memories. Now, research from Israel suggests smell can also boost the brain’s ability to retain its memories. Share on PinterestNew research shows that scent helps us consolidate memories during our sleep. Familiar scents have an...
Measuring iron in the brain can point to dementia

Measuring iron in the brain can point to dementia

Researchers have discovered a way of detecting the progression of dementia in people with Parkinson’s disease by measuring iron deposits in their brains. Share on PinterestNew research finds a strong link between iron levels in the brain and cognitive health. A team...