Home > Mental health > Brain > News News All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Some brain functions don't decline with age New research has found that people's spatial attention skills don't seem to decline as they grow older. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains Meditation can improve sports performance Mindfulness meditation, which focuses on the present moment to clear the mind, is a topic that is currently being studied in sports performance. Bilingualism helps protect the ageing brain The positive effects of bilingualism are seen whether people learn new languages as children or adults, researchers have found. Schizophrenics more likely to develop dementia Schizophrenics have double the risk of getting dementia compared to non-schizophrenic patients, but are less likely to get cancer. Music may increase left brain activity Improved blood flow to left side of the brain can be observed after just a half hour of musical training. Surgery not the answer for brain abnormality No treatment and the use of medications to control seizures is the better approach for patients with unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations. Casual marijuana use linked to changes in brain Recreational pot use by a small group of young adults caused significant changes to the shape and density of two regions of the brain, according to a study. “ Latest comment on Health24 Heiné de Waal says... I absolutely love the product and my body has no reaction to it. Quorn in the spotlight over allergy alerts ” Bigger brain aneurysms not more likely to burst A study found that the size of a brain aneurysm had little effect on its risk for rupture, particularly among men. Playing football in hot weather may up concussion risk Playing football during hot and humid weather might lead to a 'perfect storm' of risk factors that boost the chances of concussion. Football players' brains take a beating Researchers compared changes in football players' brains after one season, to people who didn't play sports. After six months of rest, the players' brains were still different. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Like us on facebook! Why take out life insurance from OUTsaurance Keep your pet's teeth in tip top condition Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.