Intellectual disability rarely inherited

May 13, 2021 by

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have found that intellectual disability is most often caused by changes to the genome that take place in early fetal development and are not found in the parents’ DNA. This explains what the...

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Brain changes from TBI similar to Alzheimer’s

May 11, 2021 by

A team at the University of Southern California found that brain changes in people with Alzheimer’s and in those with mild TBIs have significant similarities....

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Breastfeeding linked to higher neurocognitive testing scores in offspring...

May 6, 2021 by

A study published in the journal “Frontiers in Public Health” found that children who were breastfed scored higher on neurocognitive tests....

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Draining brain’s debris enhances Alzheimer’s therapies in mice...

May 4, 2021 by

New findings published in the journal “Nature” indicate that improving the function of the brain’s drainage network can improve the effectiveness of Alzheimer’s therapies in mice....

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Sound sleep helps heal traumatic brain injuries

Apr 15, 2021 by

A new study published in the “Journal of Neurotrauma” has found that sound sleep plays a critical role in healing traumatic brain injury....

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Reading for fun improves verbal abilities

Apr 13, 2021 by

A new study from Concordia University has found that the more people read fiction, the better than language skills....

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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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