Brain

Babies fed homemade alkaline diet formula hospitalized with rickets, brain damage

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently published a report that three infants in three states were hospitalized after being fed a homemade formula based on the alkaline diet.

The CDC said the incidents occurred between August 2020 and February 2021 in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

The infants had been fed “a nutritionally deficient homemade formula based on alkaline diet recipes, with resultant severe hypocalcemia and vitamin D–deficient rickets. Homemade infant formulas and vegan diets might be deficient in essential vitamins and nutrients as has been reported for other formulas.”

The CDC discovered the first 9-month-old boy had

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The #1 Best Diet For Your Brain, Says Dietitian

It’s never too early to start caring for your brain health. Although genetics may play a large part in the health of your brain over time, researchers are finding that what we eat matters as well.

For example, according to Advances in Nutrition, there is a definite connection between what you eat and the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, although researchers are still looking into the specifics of why this connection occurs. With information like this, we can focus on eating food that will help cognitive function in the long run, regardless of age.

But what foods are

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To Mind Brain Health As You Age, Study Suggests Aerobic Exercise

The bottom line is, after just six months of working out three times per week, the participants doing aerobic exercise achieved noticeable improvements in their brain health and memory. It’s never too late to improve your brain health, which is certainly good news for anyone looking to get in better shape.

As graduate student and first author on the study Andrea Mendez Colmenares notes in a news release, she hopes their research offers a better understanding of white matter aging, and people will consider lifestyle interventions to help themselves (and their brains) as they age, “so they can live

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Summertime nutrition ‘frontline defense’ during the pandemic: Foods to fill your belly and your brain

(CBS) — Better brain health may start on your plate. It’s peak season for summer fruits and vegetables that are nutrient-rich and can help with stress reduction, mood, and cognitive decline.

Brain health expert Dr. Teralyn Sell says summer favorites, like berries, can help stabilize blood sugar and reduce inflammation. “There’s some new emerging research that ties things like sugars and inflammatory foods to the inflammation of your brain. Those people were found to have more levels of major depressive disorder,” she says.

Vitamin-rich leafy greens like kale, spinach, and arugula can help

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Shilpa Shetty aces Yoga’s Mandukasana to focus on ‘second brain’, positive vibe

Fitness enthusiasts have been eagerly waiting for early morning Yoga sessions with Shilpa Shetty Kundra every Monday and after her family recovered from Covid-19, the diva is back with rejuvenated zeal to boost workout motivation in fans. Starting the new work week by dispelling negativity, Shilpa was seen performing Yoga exercise Mandukasana to focus on “second brain” and bring in positive energy.

Ever wondered why they say ‘Go with your gut feeling’? Shilpa explains it in her new fitness video as she shared the steps and benefits of Mandukasana or Yoga’s Frog Pose. Giving us the much-required Monday motivation, the

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Woman With Mysterious Brain Disease Has Memory Loss, Stutter, Tremors

  • Carol Clark is one of 48 people in a Canadian province who’ve developed a mysterious brain disease.
  • She stutters, has memory loss, and lost a significant amount of weight, her daughter said.
  • The causes of the disease are unknown, but researchers are investigating.
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At first, Carol Clark, 75, had flu-like symptoms and rapidly lost weight. Now she forgets long conversations she had just a few days prior, according to her daughter, Joanne Graves.

Clark is one of 48 people in Canada’s New Brunswick province who’ve developed a mysterious brain disorder that’s suspected to have

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Road to Healthy Middle-Aged Brain May Begin in Childhood | Health News

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter

(HealthDay)

MONDAY, May 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Could having heart disease risk factors in childhood sow the seeds of thinking declines in middle-age?

It looks like it might, new research claims.

“I think it was not so big of a surprise for us, but maybe for the scientific community who have been focusing mainly on the midlife risk factors and old-age cognition,” said study co-author Suvi Rovio. She is senior researcher of cardiovascular medicine and adjunct professor in the department of clinical medicine at the University of Turku, in Finland.

“It is something really

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Experimental Drug Boosts Brain Cell Cleaning to Reverse Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have designed an experimental drug that reversed key symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in mice. The drug works by reinvigorating a cellular cleaning mechanism—chaperone-mediated autophagy (CMA)—that gets rid of unwanted proteins by digesting and recycling them. “Discoveries in mice don’t always translate to humans, especially in Alzheimer’s disease,” said co-study leader Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD, the Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases, professor of developmental and molecular biology, and co-director of the Institute for Aging Research at Einstein. “But we were encouraged to find in our study that

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