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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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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Small ‘window of opportunity’ for best recovery after stroke...

Mar 16, 2021 by

Researchers at the University of South Australia found that the capacity of the human brain to recover and reward itself after a stroke peaks around two weeks post-stroke and diminishes over time....

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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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Hypertension during pregnancy tied to later cognitive decline...

Feb 18, 2021 by

A new report in Neurology indicates that a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy is independently associated with poorer working memory and verbal learning 15 years after pregnancy....

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