LearningRx reviews study on autism

Mar 23, 2017 by

Absence of one protein may explain 1 in 3 cases of autism Research published in Molecular Cell indicates that up to one-third of people with autism may be lacking a single protein in their brain, which could lead to new treatments for some....

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LearningRx reviews study on light therapy treating Alzheimer’s...

Mar 15, 2017 by

A study out of MIT suggests that a particular type of light therapy may offer a noninvasive treatment for Alzheimer’s. The treatment involves shining flickering light into the eyes to induce gamma oscillations in the brain....

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LearningRx reviews study on drug limiting brain damage from stroke...

Mar 11, 2017 by

A drug licensed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has been found to not only limit stroke damage by reducing death of brain cells, but also by promoting repair by spurring the birth of new ones....

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LearningRx reviews study on how retrieval practice may protect memory...

Mar 9, 2017 by

Tufts University researchers found that taking practice tests—compared to just restudying material—countered the adverse effects of stress on memory....

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LearningRx reviews study on aerobic exercise improving cognition in old age...

Mar 7, 2017 by

Compared to stretching, aerobic exercise creates greater preservation of total brain volume, increased local gray matter volume and increased directional stretch of brain tissue....

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Vegetable compounds improve cognition in old age

Mar 3, 2017 by

A new study found that higher levels of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin were linked to better memory because the brain didn’t need to work as hard to complete the task....

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Low oxytocin may lead to low empathy in those with autism

Feb 27, 2017 by

Researchers examined patients with low level oxytocin, the hormone responsible for parenting bonding and romantic attachment, and concluding that low oxytocin may lead to low empathy....

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