Why Does Brain Speed Matter, and What Can I Do to Improve It?

I just saw an article in Scientific American about why brain speed is important, how it decays as we age, and what the effects are on daily life over time. But this is nothing new: we have been talking about brain speed for years! Some highlights from the article include: “Studies suggest that the speed of information processing…

Coffee Has Way More Antioxidants than Any Other Food or Drink We Consume

We hear a lot about antioxidants these days – and indeed, we know they are important for our brain and body health. Antioxidants have been linked to many potential benefits including protection against dementia and cancer. While things like blueberries, pomegranates, green tea, and red wine are most often touted for their antioxidant content, a…

New Spinal Fluid Test May Predict Alzheimer’s…

Many researchers feel that interventions for Alzheimer’s patients don’t work well, because they offer too little, too late. But researchers at Johns Hopkins University have recently developed a new test that can predict Alzheimer’s years before the first symptoms appear, which could help at-risk patients take action to prevent or slow onset of the disease.…