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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Fixing sleep apnea even helps kids with higher IQs

Jan 22, 2016 by

A new study suggests that it’s just as important to pay attention to snoring, labored breathing and other symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea in high-performing kids as those with learning struggles....

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Untapped part of brain cell may lead to new therapies for autism...

Jan 19, 2016 by

Scientists at UCLA have discovered a region in brain cells that could provide fresh drug targets for autism....

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CTE confirmed as unique disease that can be definitely diagnosed...

Jan 15, 2016 by

A consensus panel of expert neuropathologists has found that CTE has a pathognomonic signature in the brain and is therefore a unique disease....

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