A new study finds that a Mediterranean-style diet is associated with losing fewer brain cells due to aging. The Mediterranean diet includes eating more fish and plant-based foods and less meats and dairy.
Researchers have developed an antibody test that can help diagnose Alzheimer's disease even before symptoms manifest. The test was also found sensitive in detecting Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis and breast cancer.
In a recent study, brain scans of babies have shown significant irregularities in specific brain regions between premature and full term ones. These areas were found to be associated with attention, communication, and emotions.