Jun 2017 – Research News

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            ……..What’s New!

Do you Want to be More Successful at Work or School?

Neuroscientist Friederike Fabritius and Hans Hagemann, co-founder of the Munich Leadership Group, combine science with management consulting to discover which techniques for peak performance actually work,

For More Information See:
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/05/how-you-can-achieve-peak-brain-performance-according-to-science?utm_content=buffer03c29&utm_medium=s


New Cancer Drug Approved for Use Against Tumors that Share a Genetic Profile

Pembrolizumab, brand name Kaytruda, is for patients whose cancers arise from a genetic abnormality and appears to work whatever their location is in the body.

For More Information See:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/08/health/cancer-drug-keytruda-tumors.html?


Drinking Sugar Drinks and Diet Soda Causes Health Risks

If you drink soda with sugar or diet soda, you might be interested in reading the results of studies that indicated health problems that might be caused by the excess sugar and diet soda consumption.

For More Information See: .https://www.technologynetworks.com/neuroscience/news/drinking-soda-and-diet-soda-could-be-harmful-to-your-brain-287885


A Note for Mothers – Did you Know that Pregnancy Changes your Brain?

There is a review of the many ways the brain changes regarding fetal neurons, brain volume, and hormones.

For More Information  See:
https://www.wired.com/2017/05/moms-kids-hijacked-brain-life/


Speaking more than One Language May Save Brain Resources as You Age

A recent study from Montreal found that being bilingual helps the brain reduce distractions and makes it more efficient and economical in resource use.

For More Information  See:
University of Montreal. “Bilingualism may save brain resources as you age.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 9 January 2017. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170109092604.htm


Do You Know How to Stop Stress Before It Starts?

A habit of “rumination: or worrying about past events and replaying them in your mind causes stress problems. According to Dr. Derek Roger, stress is not caused by other events or people – but by a person’s reactions to those events or people. Find out how to keep the pressure in check before it turns into an unchecked stress situation.

For More Information See:
http://blog.brainhq.com/2017/05/22/4-proven-ways-stop-stress-starts/

https://hbr.org/2017/03/pressure-doesnt-have-to-turn-into-stress

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