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Drink tea to boost your brain function: Study

Singapore: Researchers have found that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function as compared to non-tea drinkers. “Our results offer the first evidence of positive contribution of tea drinking to brain structure, and suggest that drinking tea regularly has a protective effect against age-related decline in […]

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Decoded: Which brain region helps us stay conscious?

New York :  Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that a brain region — associated with cognitive behaviours, decision making, and moderating social behaviour — determines our overall level of consciousness. The study, conducted on rats, provided evidence that the prefrontal cortex has a switchboard-like relationship with other areas of the brain, helping to […]

Decoded: ‘Anxiety cells’ reside in your brain

New York : A team of US neuroscientists has identified “anxiety cells” in the brains of mice, an advance that may boost the treatment of humans suffering from anxiety disorders. The researchers found the cells inside a structure called the hippocampus, a region of the brain vital for learning and memory. But the cells probably exist […]