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From Banana to Oats: Here Are 5 Foods to Eat Before a Workout

Sweating it out in the gym isn’t enough. You need the right food to support your workout. After all, the idea behind exercise is to gain health and …

How gray hair is linked to the immune system

In some people, after a serious illness or in response to chronic stress, their hair can turn gray. The exact reasons for this have proved difficult …

Parkinson's disease: How toxic proteins damage healthy brain cells

For the first time, researchers have spied toxic proteins at work in Parkinson's disease and identified key features that enable them to drill holes …

New gene therapy could regenerate brain tissue, fix neurological diseases

Blood-Brain Barrier<p>A new study has demonstrated the advantages of a gene therapy transplantation technique that seeks to repopulate the brain’s …

This Incredible Footage Shows CRISPR Editing DNA in Real Time

This has never been seen before.<p>Want to see something that makes scientists gasp? Feast your eyes on this video, showing a direct observation of …

Taking This Supplement Can Drop Your Weed Tolerance Almost Immediately

There are many urban myths about ways people can improve their high while using marijuana. This can be anything from eating a mango to drinking …

Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Parkinson's Patients Regain Independence

Dr. Gerrard with Deep Brain Stimulation patient Ray Figlewski.<p><i>Credit: Robert A. Lisak</i><p>Every year, approximately 60,000 people are diagnosed with …

How to live longer: Brain cells that control AGEING have been discovered

Scientists have found that stem cells in the brain's hypothalamus govern how fast ageing occurs in the body.<p>The discovery, made in mice, could lead …

Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

NEW YORK (AP) — At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here.But he and his colleagues are …

Genetics

What to eat, drink before and after a workout | NOLA.com

As a sports dietitian, one of the most common questions I get is: What should I eat before and after a workout? This query often comes after a …

New drug target for Parkinson's disease found

A new study has found an enzyme that drives neurotoxicity in both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Blocking the action of this enzyme may prevent …

Can This New Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Cure Parkinson’s?

via digitalbob8 on Flickr<p>MIT researchers developed a new form of non-invasive deep brain stimulation that promises to be less risky, less expensive, …

New form of deep brain stimulation spares the surgery

Although deep brain stimulation is effective at treating conditions such as Parkinson's disease, obsessive compulsive disorder, epilepsy, and …

6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power

The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to …

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

A New Study Has Revealed a Link Between Gut Bacteria and Parkinson's Disease

by Patrick Caughill March 8, 2017 Health & Medicine 6506<p>Growing Evidence<p>Evidence of a link between various cognitive and developmental disorders and …

Hard choices? Ask your brain’s dopamine

Say you’re reaching for the fruit cup at a buffet, but at the last second you switch gears and grab a cupcake instead. Emotionally, your decision is …

Dopamine

A natural compound can block the formation of toxins associated with Parkinson's disease

A naturally-occurring compound has been found to block a molecular process thought to underlie Parkinson’s Disease, and to suppress its toxic …

Shark-derived compound could help fight Parkinson's

In the 1990s, US researchers discovered the secret to the dogfish shark's hardy immune system – squalamine, a potent antiviral and antibiotic …

Scientists might have found a way to turn Parkinsons on and off – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>From Parkinsons to Alzheimers, there are millions of people suffering from brain related disorders, now a new field of …

'I don’t want to die': B.C. woman begs for unavailable Parkinson’s therapy

A Vancouver Island woman living with advanced Parkinson’s disease cannot understand why a potentially life-saving therapy is out of reach for …

One part of the brain keeps growing in adulthood

It’s generally been thought that the brain doesn’t grow in adulthood – that we start off life with extra brain tissue and it “self-prunes” away …

This time-lapse video of storms rolling across a plain will make you feel oddly emotional

Rarely would we use the word “elegant” to describe a storm but that’s precisely what came to mind when we watched this time-lapse video of storms …

Cure For Alzheimer's Found? Walnuts May Delay, Reduce And Prevent Disease

An international team of researchers in India may have discovered a simple-yet-effective way to combat Alzheimer’s disease, a healthcare burden …

Banana Extinction Is Possible, But Science Might Save Us

Extinction

Breathing modulates brain activity and mental function

New research shows that the rhythm of breathing directly impacts neural activity in a network of brain areas involved in smell, memory and emotions<p>The rhythm of breathing co-ordinates electrical activity across a network of brain regions associated with smell, memory, and emotions, and can enhance …

Neuroscience