Tag Archives: Brain

Medical News Today: How a parasitic fish could help us fight brain cancer and stroke

Researchers turn to an ancient species of fish in a bid to find a better way of delivering therapeutic drugs into the brain to treat conditions and events ranging from cancer to stroke. Lampreys (pictured above) may help boost brain therapies.Image credit: T. Lawrence, Great Lakes Fishery Commission Lampreys are one of the oldest surviving… Read More »

This Five-Minute Breathing Exercise Can Boost Brain and Heart Health

The way you breathe has a significant impact on your health, and various breathing exercises have been shown to improve your health and well-being in a number of ways. Most recently, researchers have found inspiratory muscle strength training — a technique that strengthens your respiratory musculature — can improve cardiovascular health, as well as cognitive… Read More »

Teaching Tiny Tots: The Importance of Preschool on a Tender Brain

Nov 10, 2018 by Dale Harris Attendance for early childhood education or preschool has fluctuated between 40-50% over the last couple of decades. This low attendance rate is surprising. Especially given that the general consensus is that preschool education is very important. One study of close to a million children in North Carolina, showed that preschool helped students maintain high… Read More »