Leak in blood-brain barrier may be cause of poor memory

Apr 8, 2021 by

Researchers looked at 150 articles about the blood-brain barrier and found that it leaks as we age and we lose cells called pericytes....

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New drug prevents hallmark of Alzheimer’s in animals

Mar 30, 2021 by

A new study in the “Journal of Experimental Medicine” reports that scientists have identified a new drug that can inhibit the development of plaques in the brains of animals....

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The 13 factors that shape brain health

Mar 24, 2021 by

The American Heart Association has outlined a list of 13 crucial factors that affect the maintenance of cognitive abilities....

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Choir signing can improve cognitive function among the elderly...

Mar 18, 2021 by

A team of scientists from the University of Helsinki have found that for the elderly, the cognitive benefits of choir singing may be similar to those of playing an instrument...

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Sleep is vital to associating emotion with memory

Feb 26, 2021 by

Researchers at the University of Michigan have confirmed that sleep tattoos memories into your brain. The team found that groups of neurons activated during prior learning, especially when emotion is involved....

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New studies support blood test for early detection of Alzheimer’s...

Feb 16, 2021 by

A team from the University of Gothenburg have found that an in-house blood test for Alzheimer’s can detect the disease early and track its course....

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Rotten egg gas could guard against Alzheimer’s

Jan 28, 2021 by

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have shown that hydrogen sulfide, the foul-smelling gas, may help protect aging brain cells against Alzheimer’s disease. The team’s findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science....

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