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Exercise and Mental Health

By Dr. Austin Perlmutter It’s not news to anyone: exercise is good for our health. What is more interesting is the recent research showing how physical activity may activate certain pathways within our immu...

Introducing the #BrainWash2021 Challenge!

The world has certainly thrown us a curveball, but there does appear to be some light at the end of the tunnel. And as we have been told so many times, when the world gives us lemons, we should make lemonade...

Choosing Your Cognitive Destiny

In 1998, Dr. Peter Eriksson published a groundbreaking report in the journal Nature Medicine in which he described, for the first time, that the process of growing new brain cells, neurogenesis, occurs in hu...

Lifestyle Modulators of Neuroplasticity: How Physical Activity, Mental Engagement, and Diet Promote Cognitive Health during Aging

Neurobiology of BDNF in fear memory, sensitivity to stress, and stress-related disorders

Responsiveness of dentate neurons generated throughout adult life is associated with resilience to cognitive aging

Healthy lifestyle and the risk of Alzheimer dementia

3 Ways to Care for Your Brain in a Pandemic

By Dr. Austin Perlmutter In the wake of the global spread of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us have started to think more carefully about our health. How can we reduce our risk of infection and of...

Reducing Risk for Diabetes with Exercise

While there has been so much attention as of late focused on infectious diseases, there is another epidemic that may have even wider implications—type 2 diabetes. In and of itself, diabetes is a significant ...

Physical activity and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis