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Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Higher BMI in Adolescence May Affect Cognitive Function in Midlife, on the site Neuroscience News 19 hours, 22 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reports on the link between a teen’s BMI and their cognitive function in midlife.
Source: Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Study of Israeli adolescents shows impact of socioeconomic […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Shedding Light on a Cell That May Contribute to Alzheimer’s and ALS, on the site Neuroscience News 19 hours, 33 minutes ago
Summary: New research could help scientist better understand the role of astrocytes in neurodegenerative diseases.
An achievement by UCLA neuroscientists could lead to a better understanding of […]
Summary: A new study examines the role paternal aging may play in the development of neurodevelopmental disorders in offspring with an inherited genetic mutation of Pax6.
Source: Tohoku […]
Summary: Researchers report the expansion of the human neocortex is likely due to a single base pair genetic substitution.
Source: Max Planck Institute.
A single nucleotide substitution likely contributed to […]
Summary: Researchers report an increased risk of insomnia in people who suffer from asthma. Additionally, insomnia is also associated with worse control of the illness, depression and other health […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Illusion Reveals the Brain Fills in Peripheral Vision, on the site Neuroscience News 22 hours, 49 minutes ago
Summary: According to a new study, the things we see with our peripheral vision may sometimes be an optical illusion.
What we see in the periphery, just outside the direct focus of the eye, may […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Transplanted Interneurons Can Help Reduce Fear: Mouse Study, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 19 hours ago
Summary: Coupling training to reduce fear and transplanting embryonic interneurons into the amygdala of mice, researchers were able to reduce fear response, a new study reports.
Source: Cell Press.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Imaging Links Structural Brain Changes and Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 19 hours ago
Summary: According to a new study, disruptions in brain networks can be seen with neuroimaging technology in people with MCI and Parkinson’s disease.
People with Parkinson’s disease and […]
Summary: Researchers discovered an important component of myelination following birth that could help treat neurodegenerative diseases.
Source: University at Buffalo.
The discovery that a certain type of […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Honeybee Memories Could Unlock Another Piece of Alzheimer’s Puzzle, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 20 hours ago
Summary: Blocking DNA methylation affects memory formation in honeybees, a new study reports.
Researchers show a molecular mechanism that regulates memory specificity over time, and point […]
Summary: A new study reports DBS does not improve memory performance.
Source: Cell Press.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) of areas in the brain known to be involved in making memories does not improve memory […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Researchers Track Communication in Minimally Conscious Patient, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 20 hours ago
Summary: Researchers document the restoration of communication in a minimally conscious patient by measuring brain function before and after communication returned.
Source: Weil Cornell Medicine.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Gut Feelings: Microbiome May Affect Mental Health and Interact With Treatments, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 17 hours ago
Summary: Researchers confirm the link between mood, mental health and gut bacteria.
All of us who have experienced a “nervous stomach” under periods of stress suspect that there is a link […]
Summary: Researchers discover a link between a protein associated with heart disease and early stages of brain damage.
Levels of a protein in the blood associated with heart disease are also […]
Summary: A new study examines the role TET proteins play in neurogenesis and embryogenesis.
Source: La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology.
The dynamic modulation of the epigenome during early […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Blood-Brain Barrier on a Chip Sheds New Light on ‘Silent Killer’, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 17 hours ago
Summary: A new blood-brain barrier on a chip system is being used to study neuroinflammation, researchers report.
Source: Vanderbilt University.
The blood-brain barrier is a network of specialized cells that […]
Summary: According to a new study, the brain blocks the ability for creating new memories shortly after waking in order to prevent the disruption of the stabilization of memory consolidation that occurs during […]
Summary: Researchers identify three distinct phases of MAO activity in Alzheimer’s and suggest MAO could potentially be a helpful biomarker in diagnosing the disease.
Source: American Chemical […]
Summary: A new study reports the rhythm of your breathing can influence neural activity that enhances memory recall and emotional judgement.
Source: Northwestern University.
Breathing is not just for oxygen; […]
Summary: According to researchers, around 50% of people could be susceptible to false memory implantation and believe we have experienced fictitious autobiographical events.
Source: University of […]
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