Brain’s “immune memory” may lead to Alzheimer’s...

Apr 24, 2018 by

There’s new evidence that the immune cells of the central nervous system, called “microglia,” can remember inflammation and therefore influence how the cells react to new stimuli and deal with brain plaque....

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Late menopause may help protect memory

Apr 22, 2018 by

Research from the University of London found that the age at which a woman starts menopause influences her memory performance later in life....

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Sitting harms the brain, even if you exercise

Apr 20, 2018 by

A preliminary study has found that adults between ages 45 and 75 who did not have dementia had greater thinning of the medial temporal lobe if they spent more time sitting—even with high levels of physical activity....

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Blood test predicts autism with 92% accuracy

Apr 4, 2018 by

A new blood test created at the University of Warwick in the UK appears to diagnosis autism in young children with a 92% accuracy rate....

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Anti-cancer drug may improve social behavior in autism

Apr 2, 2018 by

Research published in the journal Nature Neuroscience indicates that romidepsin, a drug approved in the U.S. for the treatment of lymphoma, may reverse social impairments associated with autism....

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High fitness may slash dementia risk for women

Mar 30, 2018 by

A study published in Neurology has found that women who are very physically fit may also have a greatly decreased risk of dementia....

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Adult brains make no new memory cells

Mar 28, 2018 by

Research from the University of California, San Francisco found that the human hippocampus stops making new cells in childhood....

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