Keep working for better cognitive function

Retiring early is appealing in many ways—but it may not be the best choice for your brain. A recent examination of 20,000 people suggests that those who keep working later in life experience less cognitive decline than those who stop working earlier. (Of course, there are many ways to keep your brain active and healthy […]

The latest on alcohol and the brain

The news on the effects of alcohol and the brain is still developing. While some studies show that drinking (red) wine or other alcoholic drinks in moderation may have positive effects, a new study has a different result. It shows that drinking just four drinks a week results in more iron in the brain, which […]

No quick fix for ADHD but a variety of different strategies

There is no quick fix for ADHD. Although medication can help treat people’s symptoms, it’s only part of an overall ADHD treatment strategy. Another significant element of that strategy are Cognitive and Behavioral training and techniques, such as the ones developed here in Hong Kong by PowerBrain Rx. For many years, it has proven to […]

A simpler way to diagnose Alzheimer’s

It isn’t easy to diagnose Alzheimer’s. It generally takes a series of tests that can take weeks or months to conduct. But using a new algorithm with MRI technology, scientists have now developed a single test that can diagnose Alzheimer’s with 98% accuracy. What’s more, the test can detect early-stage Alzheimer’s in most cases. Learn […]