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Brahmi is more than a herb, it is an ayurvedic aushadhi.(Shutterstock)

From boosting memory to pumping up immunity, here are 6 surprising benefits of brahmi

HealthShots | By Nikita Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 06:08 PM IST
Whatever be your health concern, you can always turn to Ayurveda for help! Our pick is the medicinal herb brahmi that offers a host of benefits to enhance your health.
According to the scientists, the behaviours controlled by these nerve cells are disrupted in people with mental illness.(Unsplash)
According to the scientists, the behaviours controlled by these nerve cells are disrupted in people with mental illness.(Unsplash)

Here’s how brain balances pleasure and pain

New York | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 02:17 PM IST
The study said that people suffering from depression may stop doing things that once gave them pleasure, whereas those with anxiety disorders may go to greater lengths to avoid potential threats.
This is how white noise impacts our hearing.(Unsplash)
This is how white noise impacts our hearing.(Unsplash)

This is how white noise impacts our hearing

Washington D. C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 04:26 PM IST
Cochlear implants could be stimulated with an effect similar to white noise in order to improve hearing of their users, according to a new study.
The study points to the role of norepinephrine, a neurotransmitter that signals arousal and stress in the central nervous system.(Unsplash)
The study points to the role of norepinephrine, a neurotransmitter that signals arousal and stress in the central nervous system.(Unsplash)

Immune cells rewire, repair brain while we sleep. Here’s how

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 04:56 PM IST
The microglia help maintain the health and function of the synapses and prune connections between nerve cells when they are no longer necessary for brain function.
Here’s why some people who may have brain markers of Alzeimer’s may never get dementia.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why some people who may have brain markers of Alzeimer’s may never get dementia.(Shutterstock)

People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2018 11:16 AM IST
Intriguingly, not all people with those signs of Alzheimer’s show any cognitive decline during their lifetime. The question became, what sets these people apart from those with the same plaques and tangles that develop the signature dementia?
Researchers at a US biomedical institute have modified and neutralised a gene linked with Alzheimer’s disease.(Shutterstock)
Researchers at a US biomedical institute have modified and neutralised a gene linked with Alzheimer’s disease.(Shutterstock)

US researchers identify, neutralise gene linked to Alzheimer’s

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2018 09:11 AM IST
According to the findings of the study published in the journal Nature Medicine, the researchers at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco focused on a protein associated with the apoE4 gene that damages nerve cells and leads to dementia.
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