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March is Multiple Sclerosis Month, and to help raise awareness about the condition, Bel Marra Health has gathered five of our most informative articles featuring information on an MS diet, multiple sclerosis risk factors, brain shrinkage, and more.
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March 13 to 19 was Brain Awareness Week, a global celebration launched by The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. In recognition, Bel Marra Health has gathered articles with a focus on brain health that include information on blood clots in… Read More
A new restaurant has opened in New York City that is taking the idea of “brain food” to the next level. The eatery consulted and went into business with Dr. Alon Seifan – a neurologist specializing in aging and dementia… Read More
Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are growing concerns as the U.S. population ages, bringing the importance of keeping your brain healthy to the forefront of many medical journals. While we all know to wear a helmet and protect your head when… Read More
Brain training games may be effective for treating nerve damage caused by chemotherapy, according to a new study. Ninety-six percent of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy experience chronic chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) within the first month of beginning treatment. This condition… Read More
While the effectiveness of acupuncture for treating chronic pain has been well-documented, researchers have yet to discover exactly why this procedure offers pain relief. Now, a new study published in the journal Brain has suggested that acupuncture may remap the… Read More
The neurotransmitter dopamine has been linked to the process of human bonding for the first time in a recent study from Northeastern University. Conditions such as post-partum depression, Parkinson’s disease, addiction, and social dysfunction are all affected by disorders in… Read More
Researchers have confirmed that ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – is actually a disorder of the brain and not just the result of “poor parenting” that leads to bad behavior. Those with ADHD were found to have structural differences… Read More
Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease cases are on the rise as the world’s population gets older. These brain disorders are associated with significant memory loss and can impair one’s ability to care for themselves. As time goes by, a person’s memory… Read More
In the span of ten years, the number of American seniors who are taking at least three medications that affect the brain has increased two-fold, despite the risks associated with polypharmacy.
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New research from the Mayo Clinic has found that participating in mentally stimulating activities can help protect against the onset of mild cognitive impairment. The study, published in JAMA Neurology, showed that adults aged 70 and older who were… Read More
Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute have found a specific hormone that may trigger fat burning. The new study was published in Nature Communications, and it identified a connection between the neuropeptide hormone FLP-7 and serotonin, which led specifically… Read More
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