One small dose of turmeric powder was found to improve working memory in pre-diabetic patients.
Did you know that black pepper, with its potent compound called piperine, can positively affect your health?
Lavender is not only beautiful but one of the most medically useful essential oils. Recent research is proving its power and versatility to provide effective and safe alternatives to pharmaceuticals for common physical and psychological challenges.
A disturbing study was published on the leading class of ulcer medication. The study found that proton pump inhibitors erode your mind while they heal your body
5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s. Another 10,000,000 suffer with severe dementia and Parkinson’s. Even more struggle with age-related mild cognitive impairment. Here are 7 natural ways to defend your brain.
What does the 4 billion a year, blockbuster Alzheimer's drug donepezil (trade name Aricept) have in common with insecticides, chemical weapons and venom? Quite a lot more than consumers taking them have been lead to believe.
A new long-term study on dementia has highlighted the importance of staying as fit as possible, for as long as possible, to ensure not just a healthy body, but also a healthy mind
While Parkinson's disease has no known cause or cure, a number of critical risk factors have been identified and advances have been made in alternative treatment options. Ultimately, increasing quality of life for those with Parkinson's disease is the goal
Modern cooks know rosemary as the perfect herb to pair with a good roast chicken or lamb. But it also has powerful and ancient medicinal properties. Now we know a compound in rosemary promotes eye health and may even protect against age-related macular degeneration.
Did you know that so-called “incurable” neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease can be slowed, if not also partially reversed?
Are you walking into rooms but can’t remember why? Staring into the refrigerator and wondering what you needed? Forgetting familiar phone numbers? Maybe an orange or a carrot would help.
Contrary to mainstream medical belief, safe, natural, and nontoxic treatments can alleviate the symptoms of senile dementia. Research has demonstrated how these remedies can aid in preventing the onset of senile dementia.
If music breathes new life into old blood cells, play on!
The world's most ancient tree has something to teach us, and give to us, as far as promoting brain health and longevity goes.
Plant-derived flavonoids, compounds that have multiple biological actions affecting various age-associated changes in the brain, have been hailed for their potential to assist in treating neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
The loss of odor identification based on memory is an effective indicator of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's Disease; a simple and inexpensive smell test is shown to be better than MRI in predicting early stages.
More than 40% of dementia diagnoses have been shown to be wrong. Here's what may really be going on.
Want to keep your brain sharp as you age? Exercising for as little as 10 minutes a few times per week can help stop mental decline in its tracks
The evidence-based health benefits of dancing are numerous and profound. In fact, if dancing were a drug it would be considered unethical not to use it.
Did you know that a deficiency in vitamin B12 could be an underlying cause of nerve pain and is associated with higher risks for heart disease and increased symptoms and severity of brain disorders? Foods rich in B12, like fish, meats and dairy, are a natural way to restore your health
In medicine, we are taught not to guess when we can know, but that basic ethos for safe practice and the sharing of accurate information has not been applied to COVID-19
A new study sheds light on the powerful neuroprotective properties of curcumin, the active ingredient in everyone’s favorite yellow spice. A twice-daily dose of this natural supplement led to a nearly 30% improvement in memory and a boost in mood for adults suffering from mild memory loss
It’s widely known that drinking cranberry juice is helpful for urinary tract infections, but have you ever wondered why this is so? Folk remedies are increasingly validated by science, and so it is that cranberries really are great for infections—and that’s the just the beginning of the storied benefits of this tart, little berry
You've probably heard about the microbiome, but what about the myco-biome? You play host to trillions of bacteria, but it turns out the fungi in your gut may also play a role in cognitive decline