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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Master protein enhances memory and learning

May 15, 2015 by

Neuroscientists have discovered that both physical and mental activities rely on ERRY, a metabolic protein, to control the flow of blood and nutrients in the body....

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Protein in Alzheimer’s-related memory loss identified

Feb 23, 2014 by

Although it’s been known for awhile that a protein called Neuroligin-1 (NLGN1) is involved in forming memories, new researcher links it to amyloid-associated memory loss....

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Possible molecular link between Alzheimer’s and head injury...

Dec 17, 2013 by

A study from the University of Cambridge (UK) demonstrated that minuscule pieces of proteins linked to Alzheimer’s can be the catalyst for the onset and spread of the disease. It’s possible that a head injury could jump-start the release...

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Kids with ADHD have nearly 50% less tryptophan

Dec 22, 2012 by

A study in Sweden found that kids with ADHD have nearly 50% less tryptophan, an amino acid (protein) which helps produce dopamine, serotonin and noradrenaline....

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