Adult brains undergo structural changes earlier than we thought...

Nov 1, 2017 by

New research has found that fractional anisotropy decreases significantly with age and that the link to age-related changes is so significant that researchers can accurately estimate an individual’s age just by analyzing brain scans....

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Targeting an enzyme may reverse memory loss

Oct 10, 2017 by

New research indicates that it may be possible to not only prevent, but also   reverse the memory loss that comes with Alzheimer’s using drugs that block the HDAC2 enzyme from breaking the communication between neurons.       ...

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Protein in umbilical cord blood may restore the aging brain

Aug 31, 2017 by

Older mice that were injected with human umbilical cord blood had boosted brain function. A specific protein in the plasma may prove to be useful in drug development....

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LearningRx reviews study on brain plasticity

Jun 16, 2017 by

Brain plasticity: How adult-born neurons get wired in University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Neurobiology have found that adult-born neurons get “wired” into the brain because some of the cortical neurons transfer their connections from mature granule cells...

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LearningRx reviews study on observing fear and brain changes

May 1, 2017 by

Just observing fear changes brain connections A recent study has found that simply witnessing fear in someone who has experienced trauma can change our brain connections....

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LearningRx reviews study on talk therapy and brain connections...

Apr 25, 2017 by

Talk therapy strengthens connections in the brain to treat psychosis A team of researchers found that subjects who showed stronger connections in specific brain regions directly after receiving cognitive behavior therapy for psychosis had higher remission rates of psychosis...

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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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