Anti-Aging Gene Helps Brain Function

Anti-Aging Gene Helps Brain Function

Scientists are announcing the discovery of the presence of an anti-aging gene in humans called klotho that is attributed to longer life, increased levels of brain function and slows down the chances of brain maladies like stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Published in the scientific journal Cell Reports, the study also shows that those with one protein of the […]

Suicide Predictability Nears

Suicide Predictability Nears

Suicide predictability nears as researchers continue to uncover relative bio-markers in the brain that connect with suicidal behavior. The ability to predict those who are contemplating ending their lives would be a remarkable tool in the rescue of these sufferers. Admittedly, suicidal behavior is difficult to predict, but there are a plethora of signals that […]

Concussion Rates Decrease Due to New Helmet Design

Concussion Rates Decrease Due to New Helmet Design

Concussion rates in the NFL have decreased due to a new design of helmet. This week, the NFL announced that concussions were down 13% in the 2013 season and helmet-to-helmet concussions were down remarkable 23%. Jeff Miller, NFL vice president of safety and health policy, analyzed injury data from 228 diagnosed concussions during preseason and […]