According to a clinical study, drinking pomegranate juice during pregnancy could protect the newborn baby’s brain. Researchers found that pomegranate contains polyphenols that are known to have neuroprotective effects on the brain. The researchers demonstrated better brain development and connectivity in newborns.
Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed the first-ever rapid dopamine detector that could help detect Parkinson’s quickly. The detector requires only a few drops of blood to determine the concentration of dopamine, a brain chemical that is less in patients with Parkinson’s and depression.