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Best foods for the brain: 5 foods that will make you smarter

Smoothie Bowl (Photo Credits: healthyfoodieslove/Instagram) Healthy food and smartness are co-related. Various emerging evidence exists that apart from making you healthier and slimmer, a healthy diet can also impact your smartness. A quality diet plays an essential role in our cognitive functioning. There are certain foods that are known to impact your intelligence quotient by… Read More »

Medical News Today: Vitamin D and brain health: New mechanism may explain link

New research finds that vitamin D deficiency affects a type of brain “scaffolding” that supports the neurons. This finding could lead to new therapies for the neurological symptoms of mental health conditions such as schizophrenia. Our bodies produce vitamin D in response to sun exposure. New research helps explain why this vitamin is key for… Read More »

The development of brain stem cells into new nerve cells and why this can lead to cancer

Ana Martin-Villalba and her research team at the German Cancer Research Center followed stem cells along the path to neurons. The scientists analyzed at every step which genes where switched on and which of them were actually turned into new proteins. They expected to find that stem cells would simply switch their stem cell genes… Read More »