Search Is On For Safer Helmet

The crack of helmets hitting might be a signature sound of a football game, but many researchers also hear it as a warning for potential… Read More

Cleveland Clinic Doctor Studying Football Players’ Brain Health

While inescapable hoopla surrounds the upcoming Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos, some work quietly to find ways to make football… Read More

Medical-Related Exhibits Post Rapid Growth at CES

Most people know the Consumer Electronics Show as a launching pad for the latest tech toys, but within CES there are enough medical and wellness… Read More

Teen Inventor Keeps AD Patients Safe, Starting With His Own Grandfather

About 60 percent of America’s 5.5 million Alzheimer’s sufferers will wander from their caregivers at some point, but 15-year-old Kenneth Shinozuka worried most about one:… Read More

‘What Happens in Vegas Changes Lives’

That tagline helped fill a hotel ballroom with Consumer Electronics Show delegates looking to learn how technology can be enlisted in… Read More

CES Features Ways Technology Can Ease Burden for AD Patients

By Dr. Kate Zhong Every January a time machine visits Las Vegas. The huge Consumer Electronics Show showcases tomorrow’s technology months and sometimes years,… Read More

Alzheimer’s Research Spending Receives Record Increase

Demonstrating its growing importance as a public policy issue, the federal government increased Alzheimer’s Disease research spending by more than 50 percent as part of… Read More

Multi-Domain Approach to Memory Loss Called ‘Right Track’ By Researcher

The head of an eagerly anticipated dementia study said researchers “may be on the right track” in approaching the fight against memory loss as a… Read More

Champagne Study Emerges As Toast of the Internet

As the last champagne toasts welcome in 2016 they will also mark the final 360 million glasses of bubbly Americans are estimated to drink over… Read More

Wishing a Happy New Year To You and Your Brain

The Healthy Brains team wishes you a Happy New Year by highlighting ways to strengthen your personal Six Pillars… Read More

High-Fat Diet Seen Lowering Brain Function

Here is something to digest along with your Thanksgiving leftovers: A high-fat diet takes a toll on the brain as well as the waistline. New… Read More

Working to Make Boxing, MMA Safer

The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is working to lower the risk of head injuries to boxers and mixed martial arts fighters. Read More

Sound Sleep Habits A Key to Good Health

If people had an option to lower the risk of obesity, depression, hypertension, accidental death, and memory loss disorders without having to pop a pill,… Read More

Healthy Brains’ Dr. Kate Zhong Wins Top Technology Innovation Award

A leading Las Vegas business publication named Dr. Kate Zhong as the region’s top tech innovator for healthcare in 2015 for her work in spearheading… Read More

Be Thankful of Effort To Keep Memory Alive

Dear Friends, As a transplant to America it has been fascinating to learn about the country’s holidays and traditions. While it has its roots in… Read More

Fit Legs Associated With Slower Mental Decline

To say someone or something “has legs” means they have staying power. Now scientists are finding that fit legs might provide the mind with more… Read More

Nutrition, Activity Examined As Ways to Slow Brain Aging

A French study of nearly 2,000 people seems to indicate that good nutrition, supplements, physical and mental activity, and coaching can slow memory loss in… Read More

Sound Dietary Decisions Possible Despite Meat-Cancer Wrangling

Perhaps lost amid the loud argument sparked by a recent report saying processed meats cause cancer is the quiet truth that most of us would… Read More

Study Shows Naps Help Retain New Learning

A Swiss memory study discovered that people who napped retained recently learned information better than those whose heads did not hit the pillow. Researchers from… Read More

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Provides Opportunity to Learn

In 1983, when President Ronald Reagan first recognized November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, fewer than 2 million Americans had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Read More

MIND Diet Offers Food for Thought

If life is a highway, then food is the fuel. Eating right can not only take you further down that long one-way road, but it… Read More

Pumpkin Lentil Soup

(Makes 8 – 10 servings) Ingredients: ƒ 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup) ƒ 2-6 garlic cloves, diced ƒ 3 ribs celery, chopped (3/4 cup)… Read More

Treatment Horizon

A worldwide quest is under way to find new treatments to stop, slow or even prevent Alzheimer’s. Because new drugs take years to produce from… Read More

Drug May Calm Agitation in Alzheimer’s Patients

Drug may calm agitation in Alzheimer’s patients. A recent study led by Dr. Jeffrey Cummings at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health,… Read More

Human ‘mini brains’ grown in labs may help solve cancer, autism, Alzheimer’s

Scientists at Ohio State University say they’ve figured out a way to grow the genetic equivalent of a nearly complete embryonic human brain. A Harvard… Read More

Laughter is the best medicine: The health benefits of humor

The benefits of laughter have been scientifically proven. Scientists have studied brain waves and how they change the disposition in the brain’s happy centers. Harvard… Read More

Experimental ultrasound treatment targets Alzheimer’s brain plaque

Preliminary research in mice raises the possibility that an ultrasound-based treatment might help eliminate plaque buildup in the brain that’s associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

Can You Pass the One-Leg Test for Brain Health?

Here’s a quick, do-it-yourself test for brain health: See how long you can stay balanced on one leg. Read Full Article… Read More

Researchers Report New Ways To Predict The Development Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Brain scans, memory tests and body fluids such as saliva may hold the keys to understanding a person’s likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s, even among those… Read More

Too much TV, low physical activity may worsen cognitive function

Study co-author Tina Hoang, of the Northern California Institute of Research and Education (NCIRE) in San Francisco, and colleagues recently presented their findings at the… Read More

Women With Mild Cognitive Impairment Decline Twice As Fast As Men With The Condition

Women with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) have two times faster decline in cognition than men with MCI, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s… Read More

Scientists use brain stimulation to boost creativity, set stage to treat depression

A UNC School of Medicine study has provided the first direct evidence that a low dose of electric current can enhance a specific brain pattern… Read More

I’m 39 And Have Alzheimer’s Disease’: Inspirational Father-Of-Three, Chris Graham, On How He’s Fighting Back

Most of us think of Alzheimer’s as an older people’s disease, but the condition has been known to affect people much younger in life. Ex-serviceman… Read More

10 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Sleep

Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. That’s where yoga comes in. By lowering stress levels, calming the mind and relieving tension in… Read More

Scientists use brain stimulation to boost creativity, set stage to treat depression

A UNC School of Medicine study has provided the first direct evidence that a low dose of electric current can enhance a specific brain pattern… Read More

Why typing too much is bad for your memory

There’s just no substitute for good, old-fashioned pen and paper. If you want to remember something, it’s best to physically write it down on paper,… Read More

Why Do Some Boxers Develop Dementia and Some Don’t?

The boxing community has known for decades that repeated blows to a fighter’s head can result in permanent brain damage, resulting in dementia or Parkinson’s… Read More

Broiled Salmon with Cannellini Bean Purée and Tomato Vinaigrette

Salmon is considered one of the best sources of two types of brain-boosting omega-3 fatty acids: eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These two… Read More

Avoid 8 Common Triggers to Make Your Life With MS Easier

If you have multiple sclerosis, you can do things to help limit unpredictable flare-ups of pain, dizziness, numbness and imbalance. Read Full… Read More

Flashbulb memories – why do we remember learning about dramatic events so vividly?

Why would people who were not immediately or directly affected have such a long-lasting sense of knowing exactly where they were and what they were… Read More

Pump Up Your Brain by Pumping Your Heart

Physical fitness is always part of the plan when it comes to healthy lifestyle goals, from losing weight to increasing energy to protecting against cardiovascular… Read More

Brain Implants May Be Able to Shock Damaged Memories Back Into Shape

With funding from the Defense Department, scientists have begun work on devices that would use electric pulses to realign a memory process gone awry… Read More

Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Parmesan and Thyme Recipe

Spinach. This dark-green leaf is packed with antioxidants, flavonols and folic acid, which is a win-win food when it comes to brain health. Read More

9 Ways to Boost Your Brain Health

Your brain plays a critical role in your overall health, but how often do you think about taking good care of it? Research shows that… Read More

Hypertension Medication Found to Offer Protective Effect Against Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms in Mice

In this study, researchers found that the FDA-approved drug guanabenz (for the treatment of high blood pressure) is capable of preventing myelin loss and easing… Read More

Recipe for Healthy Memory: Make Every Bite Count

What you eat is as important as how often you eat. Here are some brain-friendly foods you won’t want to miss out on… Read More

Simple amoeba holds the key to better treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists have discovered the use of a simple single-celled amoeba to understand the function of human proteins in causing Alzheimer’s disease. Read… Read More

Snoring could be an early warning sign for memory loss

A study, published Wednesday in the journal Neurology, finds that people who snore heavily and have breathing problems during sleep may develop memory loss and… Read More

People with “Invisible” Diseases Struggle for Resources, Understanding

While showing symptoms can lead to negative stigma, sometimes appearing symptom-free causes its own problems. Read Full Article… Read More

Poached Salmon with Cucumber Sauce

Omega-3s help nerve cells communicate with each other, which is an essential step in maintaining good mental health Read Full Article… Read More

How to Be A Better Alzheimer’s Caregiver: Strategies for Success

Millions of people from all over the globe, find themselves taking on the difficult responsibility of being an Alzheimer’s caregiver Read Full… Read More

Healthy Brains Launch

On May 12, 2015 officially launched. The event was hosted by Bart Torres, the Voice of Vegas, and the attendees included: Mayor… Read More

Sandy’s Story

“Sandy’s Story” is an unprecedented look at the cruel journey of a vibrant, once healthy man as he gradually loses his memory to Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

Promising Alzheimer’s research stalled by lack of volunteers for studies

Researchers suggest that by 2020, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease will have tripled, from about 5 to 15 million people. In the… Read More

Women and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Caregiver’s Crisis

The Working Mother Research Institute surveyed nearly 2,500 women, including more than 1,200 who have cared for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, to get a… Read More

Early Detection: The Most Overlooked Opportunity in Alzheimer’s Care

We all know about the two obvious problems associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The media carry daily stories about the aging of the population structure… Read More

Coffee Linked To Decreasing Risk of Multiple Sclerosis and Increasing Those Benefits With Tylers Coffee

A new study presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, suggests yet another potential health benefit of coffee consumption:… Read More

Q&A with Longevity Expert Gary Small, MD

A large new study has confirmed what doctors have suspected for years: that embracing a healthy lifestyle can slow the rate of cognitive aging in… Read More

About Alzheimer’s Disease: Caregiving

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease is physically, emotionally, and financially challenging . The demands of day-to-day care, changing family roles, and difficult decisions… Read More

Neurotrope Announces Positive Final Results From its Phase 2a Safety Study for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

NEWARK, N.J., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: NTRP) today announced secondary and exploratory endpoint results from its randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, single dose… Read More

Maria Shriver: Let’s wipe out Alzheimer’s

(CNN) I was deeply moved watching Julianne Moore win the Oscar for “Still Alice,” a movie I was proud and privileged to be an executive… Read More