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Study says having a good listener during adulthood improves brain health(Unsplash)

Study says having a good listener during adulthood improves brain health

ANI | , New York [us]
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2021 07:22 AM IST
  • Researchers observed that simply having someone available most or all of the time whom you can count on to listen to you when you need to talk is a measure of your brain's ability to function better than would be expected for the amount of physical ageing, or disease-related changes in the brain.
Covid-19 infection can affect your brain and cause a number of issues including memory problems, lack of concentration and sleep problems.(Unsplash)
Covid-19 infection can affect your brain and cause a number of issues including memory problems, lack of concentration and sleep problems.(Unsplash)

Forgetting things or feeling angry post Covid? Tips to improve your brain health

PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 05:46 PM IST
  • Covid-19 infection can affect your brain and cause a number of issues including memory problems, lack of concentration and sleep issues. It is important to take care of your brain health.
A new study lead by researchers from Northwestern University highlights the importance of getting a deep sleep for good brain health.(ANI)
A new study lead by researchers from Northwestern University highlights the importance of getting a deep sleep for good brain health.(ANI)

Study: Deep sleep prevents neurodegenerative disease, crucial for brain health

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 01:39 PM IST
A new study lead by researchers from Northwestern University highlights the importance of getting a deep sleep for good brain health.
Both aerobic exercise and upright posture improved visual working memory compared with passive and seated conditions.(Shutterstock)
Both aerobic exercise and upright posture improved visual working memory compared with passive and seated conditions.(Shutterstock)

Exercise is good for the brain, makes it perform at its best

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 03:27 PM IST
Our brains perform best while our bodies are active, says a new study.
Approximately half of all participants reported typically sleeping less than 6.3 hours per night, about an hour less than the study’s recommended amount.(Shutterstock)
Approximately half of all participants reported typically sleeping less than 6.3 hours per night, about an hour less than the study’s recommended amount.(Shutterstock)

Sleep for 8 hours every night to boost brain health

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 01:41 PM IST
A new study shows that people who sleep for 7 to 8 hours per night perform better cognitively than those who sleep less, or more than this amount, shows a new study.
Acts of altruism, with no hope of personal benefit, activate the reward areas of the brain. Some brain regions are more active during altruistic generosity.(Shutterstock)
Acts of altruism, with no hope of personal benefit, activate the reward areas of the brain. Some brain regions are more active during altruistic generosity.(Shutterstock)

Selfless acts of kindness makes you feel happier

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 11:09 AM IST
Kindness is good for your brain, may activate reward areas of the brain and make you feel happier, says a new study.
Benefits of mushrooms: A versatile superfood loaded with vitamins, mushrooms promote a healthy immune system and boost your weight loss efforts.(Shutterstock)
Benefits of mushrooms: A versatile superfood loaded with vitamins, mushrooms promote a healthy immune system and boost your weight loss efforts.(Shutterstock)

Benefits of mushrooms, 5 reasons why you must include this superfood in your diet

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 08:51 AM IST
Benefits of mushrooms: This superfood can boost brain and bone health, prevent common cold, and help in weight loss. Here are some of its most important benefits as proven by research.
Best exercise tips: A new study suggests that apart from weight loss and overall fitness, daily exercises also help improve your brain efficiency and motor skills.(Shutterstock)
Best exercise tips: A new study suggests that apart from weight loss and overall fitness, daily exercises also help improve your brain efficiency and motor skills.(Shutterstock)

Best exercise tips, just 15 minutes of workout everyday boosts your brain, motor skills

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 01:03 PM IST
Best exercise tips: Fitness experts say daily exercises help you lose weight and stay fit. Now a new study says just 15 minutes of cardio exercise helps improve brain efficiency and boost your motor skills.
Migraine symptoms: Migraines occurs when the arteries in the brain react to either an internal or external pressure or trigger.(Shutterstock)
Migraine symptoms: Migraines occurs when the arteries in the brain react to either an internal or external pressure or trigger.(Shutterstock)

Migraine symptoms, doctors tell you what triggers throbbing headache and how to cure it

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 09:02 AM IST
Migraine symptoms, causes and cure: Migraines are a severe form of headache that can disrupt your daily life and may signal a serious health condition. Here’s everything you need to know about it, the diet to follow and how to cure throbbing headache.
For the study, the researchers used a newly-synthesised polymer that acts as a molecular wire, directly accepting the electrons produced during electrochemical reactions.(Shutterstock)
For the study, the researchers used a newly-synthesised polymer that acts as a molecular wire, directly accepting the electrons produced during electrochemical reactions.(Shutterstock)

Low-cost plastic sensor to monitor neuro-degenerative diseases developed

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 12:48 PM IST
Initial tests of the sensors were used to measure levels of lactate, which is useful in fitness applications and to monitor patients post-surgery.
Carbohydrates are an important source of instant energy, and contribute to the body’s energy reserves.(Shutterstock)
Carbohydrates are an important source of instant energy, and contribute to the body’s energy reserves.(Shutterstock)

Low-carb diet can be harmful for health, here are 6 signs to watch out for

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 12:55 PM IST
Don’t skimp on the carbohydrates, which are the fuel for your body. Experts tell you the pitfalls of a low-carb diet, which types of carbohydrates to consume, and the warning signs that you are not consuming enough carb.
The study shows that individuals with either a musical or bilingual background activated different brain networks.(Shutterstock)
The study shows that individuals with either a musical or bilingual background activated different brain networks.(Shutterstock)

Learning music or second language can make your brain more efficient

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 03:34 PM IST
By learning to play music or mastering a new language, you can change the way your brain functions and make it more efficient.
Music taps into the salience network of the brain that is still relatively functioning.(Shutterstock)
Music taps into the salience network of the brain that is still relatively functioning.(Shutterstock)

Music reduces anxiety, activates brain regions of Alzheimer’s patients

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 03:35 PM IST
A new study shows that music-based treatments can alleviate anxiety in patients with dementia.
Regular exercises will yield better, and faster, results if you drink enough water, and keep yourself hydrated all the time.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Regular exercises will yield better, and faster, results if you drink enough water, and keep yourself hydrated all the time.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Best exercise tip you’ll hear today, drink more water for better results

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 01:07 PM IST
If you exercise regularly, and follow a strict diet plan, here’s something you can do to reach your weight loss goals faster: Drink more water, say experts. Research suggests that it will help you reap the full cognitive benefits of exercise and gain sharper intellectual ability.
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