Cognitive fatigue changes functional connectivity in brain’s fatigue network

Kessler Foundation researchers have demonstrated changes in the functional connectivity within the ‘fatigue network’ in response to cognitive fatigue. This finding, the first of its kind, was reported in Scientific Reports on December 14, 2020 in the open access article, “Using functional connectivity changes associated with cognitive fatigue to delineate a fatigue network.” Cognitive fatigue, […]

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Study finds two servings of fish per week can help prevent recurrent heart disease

An analysis of several large studies involving participants from more than 60 countries, spearheaded by researchers from McMaster University, has found that eating oily fish regularly can help prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) in high-risk individuals, such as those who already have heart disease or stroke. The critical ingredient is omega-3 fatty acids, which researchers found […]

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Convincing evidence that type 2 diabetes is associated with increased risk of Parkinson’s

Research from Queen Mary University of London has concluded that there is convincing evidence that type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease. The same study found that there was also evidence that type 2 diabetes may contribute to faster disease progression in patients who already have Parkinson’s. Treating people with […]

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