“The Brain Trainers” (New York Times feature art...

Nov 4, 2012 by

The New York Times wrote a great feature piece on LearningRx:...

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KLOTHO gene variant may boost brain

Oct 19, 2014 by

A variant of the KLOTHO gene appears to have positive cognitive effects by raising the amount of KLOTHO levels in the brain and bloodstream....

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Gene could prompt growth of new neurons in adults

Oct 18, 2014 by

New research published in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences” indicates that stimulating a specific gene could lead adults to grow new neurons for faster learning and memory....

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Activating the AMPK Gene May Slow Aging

Oct 17, 2014 by

Researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles says they’ve discovered a way to slow the aging process of the entire body by activating a gene in key organs, including the brain and intestines. SOURCE:...

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Newly Found Gene Mutations Linked to Variety of Disorders

Oct 16, 2014 by

Three newly discovered gene mutations have been linked to autism, cancer, enlarged brain size, hydrocephalus, vascular anomalies, epilepsy and skin growth disorders. SOURCE:...

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Mother’s excessive perchlorate level affects baby’s IQ

Oct 15, 2014 by

Too much of a common chemical, perchlorate, harms a fetus’s brain. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/280710.php

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Too much folic acid during pregnancy alters baby’s brain

Oct 14, 2014 by

Higher-than-recommended doses of folic acid during pregnancy (and throughout life) can change the baby’s brain development and behavior....

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Administering the hormone EPO may reduce preterm’s brain dam...

Oct 13, 2014 by

High-dose erythropoietin has been found to help protect the central nervous system from injury and degeneration....

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