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BDNF

Natural ways to boost BDNF levels, a protein that encourages the growth of new brain cells

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) encourages the growth of new brain cells while also helping to preserve existing cells. There are many natural ways to raise the levels of this important protein, an article in Be Brain Fit stated. First, avoid factors that lower BDNF levels. Some of these, such as brain-related mental conditions, stress, or age, are not alterable. For […]

chemotherapy

Chemotherapy found to stop new brain cells from growing, worsening depression in brain cancer patients

Chemotherapy is depressing enough, but a drug used in the procedure may heighten it and make it worse, according to a study by researchers from King’s College London. Depression is considered one of the least recognizable symptoms of cancer since the condition is commonly attributed to the shock of the patient upon hearing the news. The […]

Is Coconut Oil the Secret Cure For Alzheimer's Disease?

Is Coconut Oil the Secret Cure For Alzheimer’s Disease?

A doctor says that taking just four teaspoons of coconut oil per day reversed her husband’s dementia.