REM sleep is the fifth stage of sleep and it’s when dreaming occurs. During this stage, your eyes will move rapidly and there’s surge in brain activity. But a new study has shown that as the amount of REM sleep declines, the risk of dementia increases.
A new study has revealed that people who drink sugary beverages such as sodas and fruit juices frequently are more likely to have poorer memory, smaller overall brain volume, and a smaller hippocampus—an area of the brain responsible for learning and formation of memories.
Alzheimer’s is an irreversible degenerative brain disorder that tends to alter human capabilities of behavior, memory and thinking. It usually occurs in older people - over 60 years and, knowing to be usually causing dementia.
For people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, our moral behavior is the most important indicator of our identity, not our memory.
A combined team of researchers from the University of South Australia and Third Military Medical University in Chongqing, China, have discovered a drug that can mollify the advancement of cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s Disease. The drug is known as Edaravone.
A study at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) has found that the less a person sleeps, the faster his brain ages. A good amount of sleep is necessary for normal brain and body function, nevertheless we let our busy lives deprive us of the optimum amount of sleep we need. The study also shows how it contributes to cognitive decline, including dementia.
Green tea has been used for centuries to prevent or cure many illnesses. Also, since old times people have observed its beneficial effects.