Saturday, 15 October 2016 | Editor
It is easy to feel happy and uplifted by a bright sunny day, just as a dark and gloomy day can worsen lethargy and fatigue. Our relationship with the environment is complex, and scientists are still unravelling the mysteries between our moods and the weather.
Some research shows people are more likely to feel generous and altruistic on sunny warm days – even hitchhikers are more likely to catch a lift when the sun is out compared to cloudy days!
Monday, 8 August 2016 | Editor
Phosphatidyl serine has FDA approval for safe use as a dietary supplement to reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive dysfunction in the elderly. New research shows that its effect on genetic expression may help prevent Parkinson’s disease, and a condition mainly limited to the Ashkenazi Jewish population called familial dysautonomia.