News — Brain health

Resolve to Grow Your Brain in 2019. Here's How.

Resolve to Grow Your Brain in 2019. Here's How.

Four important findings from current scientific research: We can grow new physical connections in our brains. Brain-building activities in young and middle age help maintain...

One More Reason to Drink Coffee

One More Reason to Drink Coffee

OK- this has nothing to do with building a bigger brain. But we couldn’t pass on the opportunity to link this research. The Nurses’ Health...

Research Says Slow and Long Beats Fast and Short

Research Says Slow and Long Beats Fast and Short

Sustained periods of exercise may reduced the risk of heart failure. The University of Buffalo has participated in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), which was...

Researchers Say Spending Time in Natural Green Areas Boosts Health. Here's Why.

Researchers Say Spending Time in Natural Green Areas Boosts Health. Here's Why.

Researchers the University of East Anglia looked into the health benefits of spending time in nature, with some interesting findings. Doctoral candidate Caoimhe Twohig-Bennett and...

Better Blood Pressure; Better Brain

Better Blood Pressure; Better Brain

The old rule for blood pressure was to keep the systolic BP below 140. Systolic BP is the first number when the nurse or doctor...

Keeping a Journal: Build a Bigger Brain

Keeping a Journal: Build a Bigger Brain

US News reports that keeping a journal is a powerful mental health tool. According to the American Psychiatric Association, “Journaling can provide general wellness and...