Archive for Aging

Great Expectations: Why The Placebo Effect Varies From Person To Person

Great Expectations: Why The Placebo Effect Varies From Person To Person
“Science Daily (press release) -A new study from the University of Michigan Health System may help explain why. Using two different types of brain scans, UM researchers have found that the …”

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Blueberries Boost Brain Health

Blueberries Boost Brain Health
NewsMax.com, FL -Jul 10, 2007
“… physical health untouched. Experiments on rats treated to come down with aging illnesses showed that those with blueberries in their diet had less brain …”

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New mental exercises, games can keep aging minds fit

New mental exercises, games can keep aging minds fit
Arizona Republic, AZ Jun 25, 2007
For Perls, the challenging exercise has been Sudoku. It’s something that meets the important criteria for brain fitness: novel, complex and challenging. Those activities engage the frontal lobe, the CEO of the brain. It’s important to tackle new tasks,

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Brain Scans Show Early Alzheimer’s Disease In People With Memory Problems

Brain Scans Show Early Alzheimer’s Disease In People With Memory Problems

Science Daily — “Brain scans of people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) show signs of early Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published in the …”

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Variety key to memory health

Variety key to memory health
Ontario Mirror Guardian, Canada

“Staying social is beneficial to overall mental health. Do things to stave off depression as it and anxiety suck up all your mental energy.”

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Brain Health Roadmap

We mentioned this great initiative (by the CDC and Alzheimer’s Association) before. Andreas just wrote a good summary of the Brain Health Roadmap, reviewing the Top 10 actions outlined. Enjoy

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Brain Fitness survey

Today we would like to ask for your opinions on the emerging Brain Fitness field, your interests and needs. We would really appreciate if you can devote 5-minutes to complete this online survey. As a token of appreciation, we will give you a discount of 10% on all stress management and brain workout products offered in our main website, valid for a month after you complete the survey.

Thanks!

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