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What Hiking Does To The Brain Is Pretty Amazing
Health & Wellness  (tags: hiking, brain, aerobic exercise, improving memory, exercise, humans, health, research, study )

Lone
- 25 days ago - wimp.com
Hiking is a pretty solid aerobic exercise that burns around 400-700 calories per hour. This is great on its own, but aerobic exercise also has a really positive effect on your brain: it improves your memory.
Being Bilingual Could Double Your Chances of Recovering From a Stroke
Health & Wellness  (tags: brain, study, bilingualism, stroke, dementia )

Evelyn
- 203 days ago - qz.com
The benefits of bilingualism are seemingly endless. A new study now suggests that the practice of speaking two languages could also help protect the brain in the event of a stroke. (Many Care2 members' first language isn't English!!)
How Coconut Oil May Rescue The Brain From AlzheimerâEUR(TM)s Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: coconut oil, brain, alzheimer's, disease, food, health, interesting, research )

Lone
- 205 days ago - ewao.com
The Journal of AlzheimerâEUR(TM)s Disease published the study, Coconut Oil Attenuates the Effects of Amyloid-β on Cortical Neurons In Vitro, which shows that coconut oil may reduce and/or revert cognitive deficits that neurodegenerative diseases
Researchers Find Physical Differences in Empathetic Peoples' Brains
Health & Wellness  (tags: study, research, interesting, humans, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, physical, difference, empathetic, brain )

Darren
- 372 days ago - iflscience.com
New research has found that types of empathy can be predicted by looking at physical differences in the brain. This raises the fascinating possibility that some kinds of empathy might be able to be increased by training or that it might be possible for
Missing Link Found Between Brain, Immune System
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, University of Virginia, Center for Brain Immunology and Glia, links, immune system, brain, Neuroscience, Jonathan Kipnis, neuro-immune interaction )

Evelyn
- 392 days ago - medicalxpress.com
In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.
Air Pollution Can Shrink Brain, Lead To Dementia
Health & Wellness  (tags: air pollution, health, brain, dementia )

Kathryn
- 430 days ago - ibtimes.com
The World Health Organization has noted fine particulate matter affects more people than any other pollutant, and exposure can lead to serious disease and death. The pollutants can contribute to narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the brain.
How Molly Works in the Brain
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, study, research, protection, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, Molly, brain, street drug )

Darren
- 473 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A dangerous street drug may also have research value
8 Daily Habits That Damage Your Brain
Health & Wellness  (tags: BRAIN, healthy, damage, food, health, humans, nutrition, prevention, protection, safety )

Lone
- 498 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Here are 9 easy things you can do to ensure your keep your brain healthy.
Tapeworm Inhabits Man's Brain for Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, study, science, safety, research, protection, prevention, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, disease, tapeworm, brain, sequence, rare, species, parasitic worm, patient, cerebellum, seizures, Headaches, flashbacks )

Darren
- 577 days ago - the-scientist.com
Researchers sequence a rare species of parasitic worm pulled from a patient's cerebrum, where it was causing seizures, headaches, and flashbacks.
Autism Nation: America's Chemical Brain Drain
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans. Autism, brain, babies, children, disease, drugs, family, food, government, healthcare, investigation, medicine, prevention, pollution, protection, research, science, society, study )

Kit
- 797 days ago - truth-out.org
While autism rates in Europe have remained virtually flat for the last decade, in the US, they have risen from 1:10,000 in 1981 to 1:68 in 2014. Many studies point to the prevalence of toxins in our environment as the culprit.
Is Care2 Ruining Your Health?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, hazard, sitting, computer, posture, eyes, muscle, back, leg, brain, mortality, Washington Post, Mayo Clinic )

Sam
- 887 days ago - apps.washingtonpost.com
Well, it depends on how much time you spend at your computer collecting butterflies. Of course, it's not only Care2 that does that to you. But it certainly contributes to your total SITTING time in front of the computer!
Watch Dr. Neal Barnard on Dr. Oz TODAY! - Protect Your Memory!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimer, brain, power foods, Dr N.Barnard, Dr OZ )

Angelika
- 1208 days ago - pcrm.org
"Just as we put money in a retirement account to ensure a secure future, we can put foods on our plates today to help keep the brain in high gear well into the future."
Nicotine Treatment 'Could Control Obesity'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nicotine, obesity, treatment, health, neurons, brain, smoking )

Nancy
- 1846 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists have identified a group of neurons in the brain responsible for smokers' lack of appetite.
Cellphone Radiation May Alter Your Brain. Let's Talk.
Health & Wellness  (tags: cellphone, radiation, brain, talk, head )

Angle
- 1909 days ago - nytimes.com
In a culture where people cradle their cellphones next to their heads with the same constancy and affection that toddlers hold their security blankets, it was unsettling last month when a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.
 

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