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2013-09-12 23:31:28

Key ingredient in Pure Prodigy helps increase acetylcholine in the brain to improve memory, learning, and other cognitive functions. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Everyone knows that as you get older, you just can’t remember things like you used to. As we age, our brains just aren’t as sharp as they used to be. For some people, this only provides little frustrations, like forgetting where you left the keys or missing an appointment, but for others, the damage can be far...

2013-05-08 17:12:26

Virginia Tech scientists bring clarity to how most Alzheimer's drugs sharpen brain performance Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered how the predominant class of Alzheimer's pharmaceuticals might sharpen the brain's performance. One factor even more important than the size of a television screen is the quality of the signal it displays. Having a life-sized projection of Harry Potter dodging a Bludger in a Quidditch match is of little use if the...

Attention Spans, Cognitive Ability Tied To Physical Activity, Health
2013-04-10 18:32:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study published this week in the journal PLoS ONE explains that active and healthy people are more likely to have better attention spans than those with sedentary lifestyles. Researchers from the University of Granada carried out the study and found that physical activity, such as running or playing sports, can improve the functions of the central nervous system (CNS) and autonomic nervous system (ANS). In addition to a...

Studying ACh In Rats
2013-01-24 18:51:34

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ivan Pavlov, a Russian physiologist, was instrumental in the formation of the school of study of conditioned response. His work, spanning some 40 years, has pervaded the public consciousness ever since. We are all, in one way or another, unwitting participants in his research. For instance, who among us doesn´t jump up to grab our mobile phone when it dings at us, signaling an incoming text message or e-mail?...

2012-09-04 14:38:19

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that a neuronal pathway -- part of the autonomic nervous system -- reaches the bones and participates in the control of bone development. The newly discovered pathway has a key role in controlling bone density during adolescence, which in turn determines the skeletal resistance to fracture throughout one's entire life, say the researchers. They emphasize that understanding the mechanisms connecting the brain and the bones...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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