Women with a disabling neurological disorder are at twice the risk of heart conditions

IIH is a debilitating condition in which the pressure around the brain is severely raised, causing disabling chronic headaches. Credit: University of Birmingham Female patients who suffer from a disabling neurological disorder known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) are at twice the risk of heart conditions and stroke, a study Continue Reading

Niacin, vitamin B3, may improve cognitive and physical function by preventing neurological damage

Vitamin B3 derivative called nicotinamide riboside may protect against neurological damage and enhance both cognitive and physical function, a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) showed. The study focused on the effect of nicotinamide riboside on Alzheimer’s-related brain damage in mouse models. Nicotinamide Continue Reading

Iron supplements found to improve neurological development and behavior issues in kids who were born small

One of the risks of delivering a pre-term or low-weight baby is neurological impairment. Often, these two conditions go hand-in-hand with children born before the desired 40-week mark having a low birth weight. Doctors note that children who weigh less than 2,500 grams, or 5.5 lbs. have an increased likelihood Continue Reading