ADHD medecines cause bone density changes – ADHD藥物引致骨質密度改變

A large cross-sectional study has found that children and adolescents who take medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) show decreased bone density. Researchers believe the finding should prompt physicians to address risk, and enact preventative strategies to avoid long-term consequences of low-bone density among children receiving medications for ADHD. Study results were presented at the 2016 Annual […]

Can blood type affect brain health? – 血型會影響大腦健康?

New in The Scientific American: Blood type may affect brain function as we age, according to a new large, long-term study. People with the rare AB blood type, present in less than 10 percent of the population, have a higher than usual risk of cognitive problems as they age. People with O blood type may […]

Public Holiday! – 公眾假期!

All our centres are closed on Monday 02/07. Enjoy the holiday and see you on Tuesday ! – Power Brain Rx 所有中心於7月2日星期一休息, 星期二重開。 祝假日愉快!

Summer 2018 Brain Fitness courses – 2018醒目夏令營

Summer holiday is a great time to strengthen cognitive skills so your children don’t suffer from a “summer drain” and, on the opposite, prepare to succeed in the next school year! It’s definitely not your everyday class nor your usual summer camp: we use structured, interactive activities that target key areas of the brain to […]

How Music Can Help with Alzheimer’s – 音樂可以如何幫助阿茲海默症

Caregivers and scientists alike have noticed that familiar music can soothe Alzheimer’s patients. Now, a new imaging study shows what’s happening in the brain when that happens. Listening to personal music lit up the visual network, the salience network, and several other parts of the brain, showing higher functional connectivity. As Dr. Norman Foster notes, […]

Picture books are good for the child brain – 繪本對兒童大腦發展有益

A new brain imaging study suggests that the combination of hearing a story and looking at illustrations may be better for a child’s brain than either an auditory story or an animation. That’s because it gives the brain enough scaffolding, but still asks them to integrate information, an important step in brain development. More details […]