The impact of the MIND dietary pattern on cognitive health and incidence of dementia

Study: MIND Dietary Pattern and Its Association with Cognition and Incident Dementia in the UK Biobank. Image Credit: Oleksandra Naumenko/Shutterstock

It has been presumed that the global prevalence of dementia will increase substantially due to the progressive aging of the global population. To gain further insights into this problem, the Mediterranean-Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) study tries to study the impact of diet on cognitive health. Study: MIND Dietary … Read more

Neuroprotective effects of blueberries extend beyond antioxidant activity

Neuroprotective effects of blueberries extend beyond antioxidant activity

Blueberries are rich in polyphenolic compounds and have shown an ability to improve cognitive function in several clinical trials but according to a recently published study, the molecular basis of the neuronal protection of blueberries is not fully understood. While there is a report that blueberry inhibits, no systematic studies have been done to identify … Read more

Exploring microstructural brain abnormalities after mild COVID-19

Study: Functional and microstructural brain abnormalities, fatigue, and cognitive dysfunction after mild COVID-19. Image Credit: GEMINI PRO STUDIO/Shutterstock

In a recent study posted to the Research Square* preprint server, researchers assessed the functional and microstructural brain abnormalities, tiredness, and cognitive impairment after mild coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Functional and microstructural brain abnormalities, fatigue, and cognitive dysfunction after mild COVID-19. Image Credit: GEMINI PRO STUDIO/Shutterstock Studies have identified neurological symptoms of COVID-19, but … Read more