Brain Health

Eating Curry Could Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Eating a portion of curry once a week may reduce your risk of developing dementia, new research suggests. The study, conducted by scientists at Edith...

Louis Theroux's 'A Different Brain' Uncovers The Struggles Of Living With Brain Injury

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It's estimated that one million people in the UK are living with the long-term effects of a brain injury. In his new documentary 'A Different Brain' w...

Why You Should Never Ignore Symptoms Of Concussion

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you've ever felt dizzy or nauseous after suffering a blow to the head, you may have been suffering from a concussion without even knowing it. To ma...

Smelling This Popular Herb Could Improve Memory

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If your memory is a little lax, you might want to start growing rosemary in your home. (Or at least invest in some diffuser oil.) Researchers at North...

Drinking Sugary Drinks In Early Life Could Be 'As Damaging As Stress or Abuse'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that glugging too much cola and munching sweets is bad for our health. But new research highlights the extent to which it may impact our b...

Why Exercising In Your Forties Could Prevent Memory Loss In Old Age

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Those who exercise in their forties could prevent brain shrinkage in later life, a new study suggests. A 20-year study found that those who lived r...

Why A Change In Sense Of Humour Could Signal Dementia

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A change in sense of humour has been linked to the development of dementia, a new study suggests. Researchers found that those who developed dement...

Sue Perkins' Brain Tumour: Here's All You Need To Know About Prolactinoma

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

'Great British Bake Off' host Sue Perkins has revealed she has been living with a non-cancerous brain tumour for eight years. In an interview with ...

Man Having Brain Surgery Wows Doctors By Playing 'Yesterday' On Guitar

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Brazilian man has stunned the world after performing a rendition of 'Yesterday' by The Beatles during open brain surgery. Anthony Kulkamp Dias, 3...

10 Ways To Keep Your Brain In Tip Top Shape

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've recently put your slippers in the fridge and are worried that your grey matter isn't getting enough stimulation, then keep reading. “Th...

How Snoring Could Be Linked To Memory Loss Later In Life

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Heavy snoring and sleep apnea may be linked to memory loss and cognitive decline, according to a new study. The study found that people with sleep ...

Why You Should Follow Popeye's Lead And Eat Spinach Every Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Popeye may have been on to something eating all that spinach. Eating just two portions of leafy greens per day can significantly help protect brain...

Chocolate May Be Better For Your Brain Health Than Exercise

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's the news we've all been hoping for in the run up to Easter - chocolate may actually be better for our health than exercise. Well, our brain he...

If You Find Noisy Colleagues Annoying, You Might Be A Genius

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If the sound of your colleague munching on crisps drives you barmy, you could be a genius. That's according to new research, which has uncovered a ...

Suffering Gout Could Make You Less Likely To Develop Alzheimer's

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

People who suffer from gout could be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, a study has found. Those with a history of the condition, which is...

Mother's Year-Long Hangover Turns Out To Be A Brain Haemorrhage

SWNS | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A mum who suffered a 'year-long hangover' was astonished when doctors realised she'd actually had a brain haemorrhage. Fed-up Jade Stevens, 34, wa...

Eight Critical Causes of Anxiety and Depression

Kiran Ram | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Ram

The key to feeling better is to get to the root of the problem and do what you can to turn these negative feelings around. Despite the therapy and medications, people still continue to suffer. And there's a good reason why... actually there are eight good reasons. Sometimes the cause behind anxiety and depression isn't mental at all! It's physical.

Could This Pill Make Us Learn As Quickly As Kids?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It is commonly thought we only use 10% of our brain. This idea has been challenged by several scientists, but there may now be a way to guarantee we a...

Finally, A Scientific Explanation For Stupidity...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

High intellect may not be down to education and good genes alone, scientists have discovered a virus that may cause stupidity. American scientists ...

Mother Explains What It's Like To Have A 12-Year-Old Daughter With Dementia

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We think of dementia as a disease which affects our elderly loved-ones, but young mum Danielle Craig has to watch her daughter suffering from the debi...

This Test Will Reveal How Quickly Your Brain Is Ageing

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When we look in the mirror, wrinkles and grey hairs reveal how quickly we're ageing on the outside, but how can we tell the speed with which we're age...

Brain Fog - Proof in the Pudding

Sonja Lewis | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

It had never occurred to me that I could affect my brain through food or drink until I suffered really serious brain fog, a term that has been used rather loosely to define that muddled feeling, which causes us to act out of character, sometimes rather zanily, forgetting little things (the keys) and sometimes big things (where the car is parked).

How Eating Curry Could Improve Your Brain Health

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's good news for curry fans - your favourite meal could also be beneficial to your health. An ingredient in the yellow curry spice turmeric m...

This Will Make You Put Your Smartphone Down

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If, like most modern ladies and gentlemen, you are constantly switching from Whatsapp to Facebook, Instagram to Twitter, Angry Birds to Candy Crush, y...

What Social Media Does To Your Brain (Warning: It's Not Pretty)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you thought the only danger of social media was stalking your ex or obsessing over a colleagues' covetable wardrobe, think again. It turns out that...