Brain Health

Brain Health

L-carnitine is an amino acid that helps the brain burn fat as fuel and boosts cell survival after a stroke. It increases oxygen circulation in the brain.


“Lifestyle programs” that aim to cut dementia risk by changing a single behavior such as exercise have flopped. But combining healthy habits? Success!


Fine particulate pollution, mostly from autos and power plants, is a bigger risk factor for dementia than we knew. Here’s how to protect yourself.


QI read about a new treatment for depression that involves magnets. Can you explain? AYou’re most likely referring to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). This procedure involves placing electromagnetic coils on the scalp of a person suffering from depression to deliver targeted pulses that stimulate the part of the brain responsible for mood. Earplugs are worn

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