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This Brain Hack Makes It Easier to Learn New Skills

In All Health Watch, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Anybody who has tried to learn to play golf, to dance, do yoga, or to play the piano will tell you that it’s not easy learning a new physical skill. 

Sometimes your body just won’t do what your mind wants it to do. It’s easy to give up when frustration sets in. 

But researchers have discovered a simple trick that might help.Read More

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Using the Internet Boosts Retirees’ Brain Function

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health by INH Research0 Comments

The internet comes under a lot of fire these days for causing all sorts of social ills, but a new study shows that it may be your brain’s best friend after you retire.i 

Researchers in Europe found that people who regularly use the internet after they quit working score significantly higher on memory tests. Women, in particular, were found to benefit mentally by using the internet, the study found. Read More

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Wearing a Tie Does This to Your Brain

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Men's Health by INH Research0 Comments

Clothes may make the man…but wearing a necktie can hurt your brain. 

That’s the surprising conclusion a high-quality study performed in Germany. It found that wearing a tie reduces blood flow to the brain. This, in turn, may raise the risk of a stroke and lowers cognitive function.  

For the study, researchers at University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein recruited 30 healthy men. They had half the men wear a traditional necktie.Read More

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Cellphones Are Giving People Brain Cancer, Prominent Scientist Warns

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Health Warning by INH Research0 Comments

Radiation researcher Joel Moskowitz has warned about the adverse health effects of cellphones for more than a decade.  

But few people are willing to listen, he says.  

“People are addicted to their smartphones,” he said. “We use them for everything now. I think the idea that they’re potentially harming our health is too much for some people.”i  

Moskowitz is director of UC Berkeley’s Center for Family and Community Health.Read More

“I Could Actually Feel My Brain Healing”

In INH Newsletter by INH Research0 Comments

Strengthen your natural defense against memory decline and Alzheimer’s.

Julie Gregory remembers the exact moment she first started to worry about Alzheimer’s disease.  

A woman approached her in the store. “Julie! Hi!” the woman said. “How have you been?”i 

Julie stared at her blankly, frantically searching her memory. A few uncomfortable seconds passed.  

“Remember, our sons went to school together?”Read More

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This Is Your Brain on Sugar

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diabetes by INH Research0 Comments

It’s long been known that having type 2 diabetes can affect your memory and thinking skills. 

But what about non-diabetics? Can rising blood sugar damage your mental sharpness if your level is not high enough to make you a diabetic? 

That’s the question a major study set out to answer. Researchers analyzed blood sugar levels and cognitive function in 5,189 people over a decade.Read More