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The omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA are crucial for brain health through all stages of life

The long-chain omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA contribute to many aspects of brain health, DHA provides structure to the membrane and is involved in signalling, connectivity between cells, and neurotransmitter production, among other important actions. EPA and DHA have some common functions and some distinctive ones. DHA is most often associated with brain development, […]

Telemedicine and the Evolution of Remote Health Care

Telehealth has come a long way since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020. In 2022, care providers regularly have video conference meetings with patients over the Internet to discuss concerns and give advice. The infrastructure to support this has vastly improved. See how technology can improve your health care. How many times have you […]

Babies and Their Mothers Brains Communicate

Credit: University of Cambridge  Mothers’ and babies’ brains work together as a ‘mega-network’ by synchronising brain waves when they interact. The level of connectivity of the brain waves varies according to the mum’s emotional state: when mothers express more positive emotions, their brain becomes much more strongly connected with their baby’s brain. This may help […]

Repeated Non-invasive Electrical Stimulation Treatments could Slow Brain Tumor Growth

Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA – In a first-of-its kind study, neurologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center tested the use of non-invasive electrical stimulation as a novel therapeutic approach to brain tumors. In this study, published in Science Advances, the scientists at the Berenson-Allen Center For Non- Invasive Brain Stimulation demonstrated that applying lowintensity […]