Less shrinkage: This is your aging brain on the Mediterranean diet (Los Angeles Times):
“The aging brain is a shrinking brain, and a shrinking brain is, generally speaking, a brain whose performance and reaction time are declining: That is a harsh reality of growing older.
But new research shows that brain shrinkage is less pronounced in older folks whose diets Read the rest of this entry »
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Neurotrack raises $6.5M for cognitive assessment tool, management program (MobiHealth News):
“Palo Alto-based Neurotrack, which has developed an online cognitive assessment test, raised $6.5 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures with participation from Social Capital, Founders Fund, AME Cloud Ventures, and iSeed Ventures. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa @ Alzheimer's Research & Prevention Foundation
As you probably know, we are in a health care crisis. The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease continues to sky-rocket as people age and may reach crisis proportions. A national goal has been set to prevent and cure Alzheimer’s by 2020 or no later than 2025, with a lion’s share of this money going into drug research, which, while ongoing, has thus far has been elusive.
This focus entirely on drugs may be changing however, as the Read the rest of this entry »
Match made in nutritional heaven: Nestlé launches Wellness Club (press release):
‘Nestlé Japan has launched the company’s first personalised health support service. Nestlé Wellness Club provides subscribers with nutritional support based on data about their physical activity, dietary information and brain training scores, Read the rest of this entry »