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  • New research shows that exercice may make you smarter

    Working with mice, neuroscientists at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon have discovered that a short burst of exercise directly boosts the function of a gene that increases connections between neurons in the hippocampus,...
  • Staying Active

    By Milton Bertrand
    Maintaining a healthy life by staying active
  • Connection found between fitness level, brain activity, and executive function

    Brain function associated with higher cardiorespiratory fitness plays a role in increased cognitive performance in older adults, according to a new study. Specifically, the scientists found that dual-task processing in a core executive function brain...  more
  • Climbing a tree can improve cognitive skills, researchers say

    Climbing a tree and balancing on a beam can dramatically improve cognitive skills, according to a study. The findings suggest working memory improvements can be made in just a couple of hours of these types of physical exercises.
  • STEM Is Everywhere Let the Children Play

    When I was a kid, I really liked to play. I was very inquisitive about my toys, or almost anything for that matter. I used to take them apart and put them back together. There were times it took me several tries to put them back together; I did not rea...
  • Marine oil supplement has positive effects on post-exercise muscle damage

    An Indiana University study has revealed that there may be a greater connection between mussels and muscles than previously thought.
  • Significant link between daily physical activity, vascular health

    As millions of Americans resolve to live healthier lives in 2015, research shows just how important diligent daily physical activity is. The researchers found that reducing daily physical activity for even a few days leads to decreases in the function of...  more
  • Apple gets patent on iTime Smartwatch

    Portable electronic devices are ubiquitous. These portable electronic devices include portable digital assistants, lap tops, tablets, smart phones, game players. These devices can be carried by a user with relative ease such as in a pocket of user's...  more
  • Sustained aerobic exercise increases adult neurogenesis in brain

    It may be possible to increase the neuron reserve of the hippocampus – and thus improve preconditions for learning – by promoting neurogenesis via sustained aerobic exercise such as running, say researchers.
  • Coffee may improve athletic endurance performance

    The caffeine in a morning cup of coffee could help improve athletic endurance, according to a new review study