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Eat your way to memory loss?

Trans fats - found in some biscuits, cakes and processed foods - could harm the memory, researchers have warned.

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sxc.hu

Second language ‘keeps brain sharp’

Forget brain training games or playing Sudoku, the best way to keep your brain sharp is to learn a new language.

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Why do we cry tears of joy?

A Yale psychologist who set out to explore the phrase 'tears of joy', says they help keep emotions under control.

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Is lazy brain giving you a spare tyre?
August 14 2014 at 07:09

Scientists say brain cells vital to regulating appetite slow down as we age. As a result, it takes us longer to feel full.

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Williams: Tweet sparks copycat worries
August 13 2014 at 10:38

A Robin Williams tweet by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has suicide prevention experts worried.

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How drink can affect your memory
August 4 2014 at 13:59

Drinking too much in middle age can lead to memory loss in later life, a study has found.

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‘Loneliness may be Alzheimer’s risk factor’
August 4 2014 at 12:08

Loneliness and depression could contribute to Alzheimer's disease, claim scientists.

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Maths for men, memory for women?
July 29 2014 at 12:33

Men's and women's brains really are different, researchers say.

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The couch, the remote, the guilt
July 28 2014 at 12:29

Having a blue Monday? Don’t head home and slump in front of the television...

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Dementia carers depressed - study
July 23 2014 at 11:45

Around 40 percent of people looking after loved ones with dementia are depressed or anxious, it has emerged.

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Geneticists find DNA pointers for schizophrenia
July 22 2014 at 12:00

A massive gene trawl has yielded critical clues about what causes schizophrenia, scientists say.

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‘Simple lifestyle changes can prevent dementia’
July 21 2014 at 12:01

Taking 20 minutes of exercise three times a week could drastically reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, research shows.

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Practising the art of conscious living
July 18 2014 at 11:57

Learn the tools to direct the mind towards happiness with philosopher and author Swami A Parthasarathy.

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