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A dull, dirty workplace can affect brain function

New research has shown that both a lack of stimulation in the workplace and a dirty working environment can have a long-term effect on the brain health of employees.

20 June, 2016

Yoga & meditation could reduce dementia risk

Over just 12 weeks, a combination of yoga and meditation has been found to improve brain connections, boosting verbal and visual-spatial memory for older adults.

1 June, 2016

Higher omega-3 consumption could cut EU healthcare costs by billions

Supplementing with just 1000mg omega-3 daily could lower heart disease risk and cut healthcare costs across Europe by billions each year.

31 May, 2016

Menopause symptoms respond to acupuncture

Acupuncture treatments can reduce the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause by as much as 36%, according to a new study.

25 May, 2016

B-vitamin/omega-3 combo helps protect memory

Having higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in your body could enhance the memory boosting effects of B vitamins.

21 March, 2016

Being physically active could cut Alzheimer’s risk in half

A new study shows that a variety of physical activities from walking to gardening and dancing can improve brain volume and cut the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by 50%.

14 March, 2016

Cacao gives skin a collagen boost

New evidence from Korean researchers suggests that cacao may have properties that boost collagen production and help UV-exposed skin stay healthy.

24 February, 2016

Pine bark extract improves memory, attention span

The combined anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-edema (anti-water retention) benefits of pine bark extract can keep the brain healthy, say experts

13 January, 2016

Low vitamin D hastens memory loss

A combination of poor diet and not enough sun may mean that older people are not getting enough vitamin D, with significant effects on brain performance

30 October, 2015

Chronic health problems more bearable with Tai Chi

Improved muscle strength, breathing and coordination are some of the benefits of regular practice of this gentle traditional Chinese exercise

21 September, 2015