Brain News You Can Use | March 2019

Brain News You Can Use – Our Top Picks That Caught Our Eye this Month:


Aging & Sleeping: Making Changes for Brain Health | Sleep affects our overall health, including our hormones and immune system. Neurobiological processes that occur during sleep have a profound impact on brain health, and as a result, they influence mood, energy level, and cognitive fitness. (Source: Harvard Health Publishing | Margaret O’Connor, PhD, ABPP

Alzheimer’s Disease Signs Detected by Noninvasive Eye Scan | Researchers at Duke Eye Center have demonstrated how a noninvasive imaging technique can rapidly detect changes to the retina that can indicate Alzheimer’s disease (AD). (Source: Genetic Engineering News | N.A.).

Experts Have Found a Link Between Vascular Health and Brain Health | New research from the European Society of Cardiology has found a link between the health of our blood vessels and our brains. (Source: | Chrissy Sexton).

Falling In Love While Caring For Your Spouse with Alzheimer’s Disease | An estimated 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, but a survey from UsAgainstAlzheimer’s shows more than 50 percent of couples dealing with the condition have not discussed their wishes related to having another relationship. (Source: CBS News | N.A.).

How to Keep Your Brain Health: Simple Steps to Reverse Cognitive Decline | If you’re partial to expensive anti-aging creams or have a passing acquaintance with the treadmill to battle middle-aged spread, the cognitive neuroscientist Dr Sabina Brennan has a question for you: what are you doing to improve the health of your aging brain? (Source: The Times UK | Rachel Carlyle).

More Seniors Should Be Getting Brain Health Screenings, Experts Say | Alzheimer’s disease is a growing issue among Americans, but just 16% of seniors reported being regularly screened for cognitive issues, according to the Alzheimer’s Association’s new 2019 report. (Source: Time | Jamie Ducharme).


For more brain health information, see our March Newsletter.