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Casual marijuana users' brains show signs of cognitive problems that come with prolonged use: study

NEW YORK — A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say. 514 more words

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Insane in the Grain Brain

My library hold finally came in! No way was I paying to read Grain Brain. I like to financially support quacks as little as possible. 2,202 more words

Improve Memory and Focus With Bacopa

Have you started to notice that your memory is not as sharp as it once was? Has the stress of the modern world put blips in your brain? 725 more words

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Infections might be to blame for memory decline in Hispanics

A new study consisting primarily of Hispanic participants suggests common infections–even those not linked to symptoms of illness–may increase an individual’s risk for memory decline. 538 more words

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Berries for Your Health: Winter Edition

Posted on February 17, 2014 by Dr. Mark Lange

It’s slim picking in the fresh fruit aisle this time of year. It may appear well-stocked, but many of the berries you see on supermarket shelves are imported from other continents and are sad, tasteless forms of their summertime selves. 662 more words

Omega-3 fatty acids and brain health

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association looked at the relationship between consumption of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and some physical measures of the brain that have been linked to “brain health” and “cognitive health.” This research was a bit different from many other studies of omega-3 fatty acids and potential health benefits, because most other studies have looked for relationships between dietary intake of these compounds (found especially in deep water fish like salmon, sardines, tuna, and mackerel) and major health outcomes, such as cardiovascular disease or depression. 249 more words

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Proof Behind Brain Boosting Supplement | Lucid Health

It says something good about the times we live in that people are able to look beyond just physical ailments. The brain boosting industry has really taken off in recent years with websites, and supplements. 38 more words

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