Brain Health

Sexual Health

Contrary to what a stereotypical Victorian gentleman might have you think, sexual health is an essential part of both our physical and mental wellbeing. Now, what this means can be different for each person (some people enjoy lots of sex, while others don’t), but research suggests that sexual satisfaction, however that manifests for you, can …

Sexual Health Read More »

Brain Training

Brain training is a popular way to keep the gray cells ticking, hopefully providing a way to stave off neurodegenerative conditions such as dementia. Now it seems that the benefits may not just be cognitive. One new study suggests that brain training can also improve physical wellbeing, specifically by reducing the risk of falls. Falls …

Brain Training Read More »

Bad Dreams

Nightmares can be stressful when they happen, but could they actually have long-term health implications? New research suggests there may be a link between disturbed sleep in childhood and the development of neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s in older adults ( Everyone has bad dreams sometimes, and it’s not like we have a lot of …

Bad Dreams Read More »


Even in the increasingly science-fiction-sounding world of biotech, growing electrical circuits in living tissue, particularly in the human brain, sounds a little radical. Nevertheless, scientific research appears to be rapidly heading in that direction ( Electrical signals are an important part of human biology. An obvious example is in the heart, where we sometimes use …

Electrodes Read More »

Stressing Yourself

Stress is an unavoidable part of life. Sometimes, you’re going to encounter things that you can’t control and that make your life harder. Other causes of stress are things that you may be able to mitigate. But what if you are the source of your stress? That’s the question posed by one recent study ( …

Stressing Yourself Read More »

Scroll to Top