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Grow New Brain Cells Through Exercise

Is it true that we were given a certain number of brain cells and that was it for life?  Don’t humans grow new brain cells?

In this video, Dr. David Perlmutter explores the exciting ability that we possess to grow brain cells, a process called neurogenesis. Not just that, we also retain this ability throughout our entire lifetimes.

So what can we do to increase neurogenesis?  Watch this …

About David Perlmutter, M.D., FACN

Dr. David Perlmutter is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders. A board-certified neurologist, Dr. Perlmutter is the author of the #1 New York Times Bestselling book Grain Brain and the author of Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment and The Better Brain Book .   His new book Brain Maker is due out in April.  Take a look here and pre-order today!

Dr. Perlmutter has appeared on 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends , the Today show, The Oprah Show, and The Early Show on CBS. He serves as medical director of the Perlmutter Health Center in Florida and is an adjunct instructor at the Institute for Functional Medicine.

 

Honey Fights Antibiotic Resistance

Susan Meschwitz, Ph.D.

Honey has been known for its medicinal uses since ancient times.

 

Now scientists were excited to find that it could be the sweet key to tackling the growing problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

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Altered Gut Microbiota May Identify Diabetes Risk

Intestinal bacteria may have a greater influence on us than was previously thought.
 
In a study published in the prestigious journal Nature on 29 May, researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, show that patients with type 2 diabetes have an altered gut microbiota. Continue reading

 

Proteins May Help Treat Overactive Bladder

Help could be on the way for overactive bladder. A new research report from Harvard and Beth Israel shows that the epithelium, a thin layer of cells which line the surface of the bladder, is able to sense how full the bladder is through the action of a family of proteins called integrins. Continue reading

 

The Human Body Book

The Human Body Book

Ever wonder what it looks like inside the human body?

 

Then you’re going to be fascinated by this book that shows you—with graphic details—what it looks like inside the body, and what is going on inside of it.

 

It’s called, simply enough, The Human Body Book (Book and DVD), and it was written by Steve Parker.

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