LearningRx reviews evidence that brain resets during sleep

May 27, 2017 by

Visual evidence that the brain resets during sleep Microscopic images showed researchers how the synapses between two nerve cells shrink during sleep and grow when we’re awake....

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LearningRx reviews study on dementia and air pollution

May 25, 2017 by

One-fifth of dementia cases may be caused by air pollution Research published in the journal Translational Psychiatry indicates that exposure to high levels of tiny air pollution particles that are up to 2.5 micrometers in diameter increase an older woman’s risk of dementia by over 90 percent....

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LearningRx reviews calcium imbalance link to Alzheimer’s

May 21, 2017 by

Calcium imbalance within brain cells may trigger Alzheimer’s A research team has discovered that in Alzheimer’s-affected tissue, sodium-calcium exchanger levels were extremely low, leaving few transporter proteins to remove calcium ions from a neuron’s mitochondria to prevent an excessive buildup....

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LearningRx reviews study on brain regions and memory

May 15, 2017 by

Researchers find that another brain area helps form memories The hippocampus has been known as the main part of the brain responsible for making memories, but a new study indicates that a region called the medial entorhinal cortex “reports” to the hippocampus....

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LearningRx reviews study saying exposure to traffic increases dementia risk...

May 13, 2017 by

A new study has found that living near a major, busy road may affect your chances of developing dementia....

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LearningRx reviews dementia risk and late-onset hypertension

May 11, 2017 by

Late-onset hypertension may lower dementia risk In surprising research, high blood pressure was found to possible lower the risk of dementia, especially in older patients....

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LearningRx reviews study on concussions and Alzheimer’s...

May 9, 2017 by

Concussion linked to brain changes in those with genetic risk for Alzheimer’s Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine have found that mild TBIs that occur in people who are at a genetic risk for Alzheimer’s can lead to accelerated brain deterioration and mental decline....

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