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World's first 'psychobiotic' food supplement could improve mood and memory

A daily probiotic pill could be the key to a happy mind as well as a healthy gut, according to new research. The food supplement named Zenflore has become one of the first ‘psychobiotics’ available over the counter. Traditionally, probiotics containing live bacteria and yeasts have been thought to be good for the gut. Bur… Read More »

Scientists find larger brain gives you better memory, logic AND reactions 

Does having a bigger brain make you more intelligent? Scientists find larger brain gives you better memory, logic AND reactions The question has been asked for over 200 years, with no clear link found Scientists used a sample size of 13,600 Britons, 70% larger than earlier studies They said employers should not use head size… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »