TBI produces the same mental impairments as Alzheimer’s

Feb 12, 2016 by

Researchers isolated a toxic form of tau protein from animals that had experienced a TBI then injected into other animals and found that they developed the same type of mental impairments caused by Alzheimer’s....

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Researchers find evidence that autism may lie in a fold in the brain...

Feb 9, 2016 by

Scientists have identified an autism biomarker that can be detected using MRI from as young as two years old. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/305043.php...

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Researchers identify a cell type in brain integral to attention...

Feb 6, 2016 by

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm who were studying mice found that the activity of the PV cells reflected the animals’ level of attention....

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Mentally challenging activities key to healthy mind

Feb 3, 2016 by

A recent study found that mentally demanding activities may be neuroprotective and vital for maintaining a healthy brain into late adulthood....

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Alzheimer’s treatment clue found in brain inflammation

Jan 31, 2016 by

Researchers now think it’s possible for inflammation in the brain to drive Alzheimer’s. If true, it may be possible to block a protein that regulates immune cells to stop the disease....

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Exposure to repeated mild explosions changes vets’ brains

Jan 28, 2016 by

Researchers from VA Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington have found that the cerebellum is particularly vulnerable to repetitive mild TBI and the more blasts vets are exposed to, the more lasting changes in their brains....

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Standing desks improve cognition

Jan 25, 2016 by

A new study from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health has found that standing desks aren’t just good for the body; they’re also good for the brain....

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