“You are what you eat,” right? Well, according to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), what you put into your mouth could be influencing your cognitive health and performance. A healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, lean meats, fish, poultry, low-fat/nonfat dairy products, and whole grains is essential, as is limiting fats, sugars, and salt. But […]
Although melatonin is sold primarily in the United States as a sleep supplement, there may be evidence that it also boosts memory. In a new study, researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) in Japan have shown that melatonin and two of its metabolites help memories stick around in the brain and can shield […]
In the new study, published December 1, 2020, in the open-access journal eLife, researchers from UC San Francisco showed the drug, ISRIB, produced rapid restoration of youthful cognitive abilities in aged mice, accompanied by a rejuvenation of brain and immune cells that could help explain improvements in brain function.