“A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”
You could be wasting yours away. Research on Alzheimer’s disease shows that damage and brain changes begin years before symptoms of cognitive decline appear. 495 more words
Hundreds of studies have found that Omega-3 fish oil is excellent for brain health. A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found that regular fish consumption actually creates more voluminous brains (more gray matter), protecting individuals from Alzheimer’s disease. 49 more words
The basis for cognitive decline remains largely unknown but scientists from the Weizmann Institute have uncovered evidence of a biochemical signature that is the culprit of an aging brain. 87 more words
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Do spinal cord injuries cause subsequent brain damage?
Date: November 14, 2014
Source: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Spinal cord injuries can cause widespread and sustained brain inflammation that leads to progressive loss of nerve cells, with associated cognitive problems and depression, researchers have found for the first time.