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Understanding The Link Between Sleep And Anxiety, And Other Findings From The Neuroscience Of Sleep

Getty royalty freeGetty Research findings suggesting that sleep loss and anxiety are closely linked were among those presented at Neuroscience 2018, this year’s annual conference of the Society for Neuroscience held in San Diego, California. The news isn’t all dire, however – this year’s event offered some science-based encouragement along with causes for concern. Neuroscience continues… Read More »

Regular Exercise Helps Protect The Brain From Silent Strokes (STUDY)

According to a study, regular moderate to intense exercise could protect the brain from “silent strokes,” small brain lesions that are the first sign of cerebrovascular disease.[1] Cerebrovascular disease is a group of brain disorders related to disease of the blood vessels that supply the brain. Cerebrovascular disease includes all disorders in which an area… Read More »

One month of abstinence from cannabis improves memory in adolescents, young adults

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study finds that one month of abstaining from cannabis use results in measurable improvement in memory functions important for learning among regular cannabis users in adolescence and young adulthood. The study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry is one of the first to prospectively track over time changes in cognitive function… Read More »