How Loneliness Affects Your Brain

Lonely people quickly move to the edges of social networks — here’s why. Loneliness makes the areas of the brain that are vigilant for threat more active, a new study finds. This can make people who are socially isolated more…

29% Lower Dementia Risk After This Training

Dementia risk reduced in 10 1-hour sessions — benefits seen 10 years later. A type of mental exercise has been linked for the first time to a reduced risk of dementia. The training is called ‘speed processing’ and involves identifying…

This Alzheimer’s Sign Comes 10 Years Before Symptoms

The sign comes 10 years before memory and thinking problems are obvious. A worsening of anxiety symptoms could be an early sign of Alzheimer’s in older people, new research finds. The symptom could help to diagnose the disease 10 years…

7 Simple Behaviours That Make You More Attractive

Eating carrots, wearing red, how to walk sexy and more… Click the links for more on each study. 1. Eat carrots Yellow and red skin pigments are perceived as 50% more attractive in Caucasian people, new research finds. Although these…