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Green Tea Could Help Protect The Brain From Alzheimer’s

According to research, regular green tea consumption may protect the brain from Alzheimer’s as well as other kinds of dementia. The research also indicates that this ancient Chinese beverage can play an important role in cancer prevention.[1] Green tea has been made use of in Traditional Chinese medicine for centuries and the research provides the… Read More »

Brain ‘shrinks’ if children neglected

An early life full of neglect, deprivation and adversity leads to people growing up with smaller brains, a study suggests. The researchers at King’s College London were following adopted children who spent time in “hellhole” Romanian orphanages. They grew up with brains 8.6% smaller than other adoptees. The researchers said it was the “first and… Read More »

Magnetic Scanner Small Enough for Kids to Study Brain Development

As kids grow, their brains undergo a development process that is poorly understood. Children can have short attention spans, move around a lot, and are not easy to get into and then keep still inside a stationary scanner. Now, a collaboration of scientists from University of Nottingham, University of Oxford, and University College London has… Read More »