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Gut Bacteria & BDNF

Gut Bacteria & BDNF

What if I told you that your gut bacteria have a large role to play in levels of BDNF, or brain-derived neurotrophic factor, which acts like growth hormone for the brain? In this video we look at probiotic s...
Neurogenesis – Grow New Brain Cells Through Exercise

Neurogenesis – Grow New Brain Cells Through Exercise

Back in medical school we were told that we were given a certain number of brain cells and that was it for life. However, this idea that humans do not grow new brain cells is now fully demonstrated to be wro...
Physical Exercise and Brain Function

Physical Exercise and Brain Function

Some exciting news! Science has now discovered a medical treatment that can improve memory and it was published in the Journal of The American Medical Association.  Let's have a look at this recent study tit...
Grain Brain – Scientific Validation

Grain Brain – Scientific Validation

Last month I had the great honor to serve as program chairman for an integrative brain symposium held in Hollywood, Florida. What was so exciting for me was the fact that I was given the opportunity to invit...
To Lower Your Risk of Cancer, Look to Your Waist

To Lower Your Risk of Cancer, Look to Your Waist

By: Austin Perlmutter, MD, Medical Student, Miller School of Medicine Years of data now clearly demonstrate connections between obesity and increased risk for cancer. However, a new study published in the we...
Coenzyme Q10 and exercise training in chronic heart failure

Coenzyme Q10 and exercise training in chronic heart failure

L-Carnitine treatment reduces severity of physical and mental fatigue and increases cognitive functions in centenarians: a randomized and controlled clinical trial

L-Carnitine treatment reduces severity of physical and mental fatigue and increases cognitive functions in centenarians: a randomized and controlled clinical trial

Can Exercise Enhance Insulin Sensitivity?

Can Exercise Enhance Insulin Sensitivity?

A lot depends on how our cells respond to the chemical insulin. Insulin is a hormone, created in the pancreas, that functions by enhancing the way cells take in glucose. Higher levels of dietary carbohydrate...
Studies Probe Links Between Childhood Asthma and Obesity

Studies Probe Links Between Childhood Asthma and Obesity

Five Ways to Fight Depression (Without Drugs!)

Five Ways to Fight Depression (Without Drugs!)

By: Austin Perlmutter, MD, Medical Student, Miller School of Medicine Depression is the leading cause of disability in young Americans, a significant burden for those affected and those around them. With so...