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Smoking cannabis may boost risk of stroke by cutting off blood supply to brain

According to scientists, compounds known as cannabinoids in marijuana may cause blood vessels in the brain to narrow, triggering a stroke.

23 Oct 2018 9:48 AM

Keep sleeping hours in check for a healthy lifestyle

According to study optimum amount of sleep to keep your brain performing its best is 7 to 8 hours every night.

10 Oct 2018 11:01 AM

Study finds link between cognitive function and crash risk

They also assessed the link between changes in cognitive function over time and later risks of crashes.

26 Apr 2018 4:20 PM

Alzheimer's disease reversed in mice

Loss of BACE1 also improved the learning and memory of mice with Alzheimer's disease.

15 Feb 2018 6:33 PM

Here's why chocolates are good for breakfast

Studies find that consuming chocolate in morning could have benefits for productivity and help in weight loss.

06 Feb 2018 1:54 PM


Regular sex among the elderly betters cognitive function, says study

Study finds elderly couples who have regular sex have better cognitive function.

15 Jan 2018 1:28 PM

Higher education lowers risk of Alzheimer's, says study

Results of study provide strongest evidence so far that higher educational attainment is associated with lower risk of Alzheimer's disease.

09 Dec 2017 7:45 AM

Blueberries may help increase attention span in children

Study finds kids who drink flavonoid-rich blueberry drink have nine percent quicker reaction times on test sans any sacrifice of accuracy.

16 Oct 2017 8:11 AM