The brain activity and thinking ability of inactive and overweight children improves with exercise. The results of a study of 171 x 7 – 11 year old sedentary and overweight children presents educators the proof they need to make sure that regular physical activity is a part of each and every school day. Cognition measuring… Read More »
Medicinal plants have been used for as long as we are aware, at least since the beginning of recorded history. There is evidence that medicinal plants can help against illnesses. Many pharmaceutical drugs have been developed following the results observed from the use of a range of medicinal plants. The progression of the pharmaceutical industry… Read More »
Superbugs: an arms race against bacteria. Sasikala T, Prabakaran R, Sathiyapriya S. There are no conflicts of interest. In the recent past, a lot of evidence emerged that human pathogenic microorganisms have developed antibiotic resistance . Gene expression in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms. International Journal of What is antibacterial activity of plant extracts and Pharmaceutical Science.
Research shows that people with difficulty in remembering things can be helped with a memory training strategy. The hippocampus, an area of the brain critical for the formation of memories, can even be re-engaged with memory training. Researchers investigated memory training strategies for individuals having mild cognitive impairment. The methods made use of in this… Read More »
Organophosphates are among the most commonly used classes of pesticides in the United States, despite mounting evidence linking prenatal exposure to the chemicals to poorer cognition and behavior problems in children. A new study led by University of California, Berkeley, researchers is one of the first to use advanced brain imaging to reveal how exposure… Read More »
New research examines the relationship between trends in physical activity levels over time and mortality risk among adults in middle age and older. The findings suggest that it is never too late to start exercising, as becoming more active may lengthen lifespan “regardless of past activity levels.” Becoming physically active can legthen the lifespan of… Read More »
Researchers at UC San Francisco have a developed a brain-machine interface that may allow speech-impaired patients to “speak” through the device. The researchers have described the system as a stepping stone to neural speech prostheses. The system monitors the brain activity of a user and then converts this to natural sounding speech using a virtual… Read More »