Tag: brain health

Fluoride Reduces the IQ of Children, Study Finds

Fluoride Reduces the IQ of Children, Study Finds

According to a research done by a team of experts from York University in Canada and published in JAMA Pediatrics, drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy reduced the child’s IQ. The researchers estimated the mothers-to-be fluoride intake on the basis of the level of fluoride in their local supply of water […]

Study Shows: Some Prescribed Meds May Increase the Risk of Dementia

Study Shows: Some Prescribed Meds May Increase the Risk of Dementia

Anticholinergic meds are prescribed for different health problems. This is an umbrella term for several types of meds, from Benadryl to some antipsychotics and meds for Parkinson’s. However, according to a recent study, these meds may elevate the dementia risk in elderly patients. They’re prescribed for the treatment of depression, […]

Here’s What Smartphones Are Doing to Our Brains

Here’s What Smartphones Are Doing to Our Brains

Notifications, inboxes, e-mails, etc. are part of our daily lives and we live a much different life than previous generations. Now, we fall asleep and wake up with our phones and constantly check our Instagrams to see how many likes we received and how many messages we have in our […]