Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Severe COVID-19 Linked With Molecular Signatures of Brain Aging, on the site Neuroscience News 25 minutes ago
Summary: Gene usage in the brains of those who suffered severe COVID-19 infections was similar to that observed in the aging brain. Researchers say COVID-19 is associated with molecular signatures of brain […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Group Exercise Boosts Physical and Mental Health for Older Adults, on the site Neuroscience News 48 minutes ago
Summary: Older adults who participated in group exercise programs showed improvements in sleep quality, muscle strength and flexibility, balance, and coordination. They also reported improvements in […]
Summary: Functional brain networks and brain shrinkage are affected in different ways by age, gender, and blood-immune factors.
Source: Buck Institute
Humans lose brain volume as they age, at an estimated […]
Summary: In those with hearing loss, using hearing aids or cochlear implants was associated with a long-term reduction of cognitive decline by 19% and a 3% improvement in cognitive test scores.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How Neurons Respond to Aged-Related Iron Accumulation, on the site Neuroscience News 7 hours, 3 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers identified two genes that respond to age-related iron accumulation in the substantia nigra. Knockdown of these genes results in severely impairing the cellular tolerance for iron […]
Summary: Across different languages, swear words tend to lack l, r, and w sounds. Researchers say the approximants, or common pattern of the sounds, are less suitable than other sounds for giving […]
Summary: CAR-T, a therapy generally used in the treatment of cancer, has been shown to eliminate unhealthy cells that trigger autoimmunity in mouse models of multiple sclerosis.
Source: Washington […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Reading for Pleasure Strengthens Memory in Older Adults, on the site Neuroscience News 9 hours, 46 minutes ago
Summary: Reading can help to improve both episodic and long-term memory in older adults.
Source: Beckman Institute
Baseball may be America’s favorite pastime, but in rankings of the most popular hobbies, […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Twin Study Links Exercise to Beneficial Epigenetic Changes, on the site Neuroscience News 10 hours, 48 minutes ago
Summary: Twins who were more physically active had lower signs of metabolic disease and epigenetic markers linked to decreased risk of metabolic syndrome. Findings suggest metabolic diseases are strongly […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Can a Playlist Be Your Therapist? Balancing Emotions Through Music, on the site Neuroscience News 21 hours, 30 minutes ago
Summary: A new musical app takes listeners on an emotional “rollercoaster ride”, leaving them in a more positive emotional and focused state than when they first started listening to the soundtrack.
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Findings on Neuronal Activities in the Sensorimotor Cortex, on the site Neuroscience News 21 hours, 48 minutes ago
Summary: New findings about neural activity in the sensorimotor cortex may aid in the development of neuroprosthetics to help compensate for neuronal dysfunctions.
Source: University of Freiburg
Summary: A new blood test can detect toxic amyloid beta oligomers associated with Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms appear.
Source: University of Washington
Today, by and large, patients receive a […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Understanding the Risk of Dementia and Alcohol Consumption, on the site Neuroscience News 22 hours, 56 minutes ago
Summary: Researchers report abstaining from drinking alcohol can actually increase dementia risks. Low to moderate alcohol consumption may help to reduce dementia risks.
A recent study led by […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How the Broca’s Area of the Brain Helps Children Easily Learn Grammar, on the site Neuroscience News 23 hours, 52 minutes ago
Summary: The development of a child’s general and grammatical linguistic abilities between the ages of 3 to 4 is accompanied by the maturation of brain structures within the “language network”.
Summary: Mice lacking a specific serotonin receptor unlearn fear faster than those with the receptor. The findings open the door to the development of new treatments for PTSD and other disorders associated with […]
Summary: Despite media claims that suicide rates increase dramatically over the holiday period, researchers report the average daily suicide rate during the holidays remain among the lowest rate of any period of […]
Summary: Since 2000, marijuana use in young adults has increased by 245%, while alcohol use in adolescents has seen a steady decline.
Source: Taylor and Francis Group
Adolescent cannabis abuse has increased […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Minor Facial Scars Do Not Have Negative Affects on First Impressions, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 12 hours ago
Summary: Study reveals after healing, minor facial scars have little to no effect on ratings of attractiveness. In fact, some facial scars may be considered to make a person appear more attractive to […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Novel Research Demonstrates New Method of Spinal Cord Tissue Repair, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 13 hours ago
Summary: A new hybrid of biomaterial nanoparticles in conjunction with existing methods of tissue regeneration was successfully synthesized to promote and regenerate tissue following spinal cord injury. The new […]
Summary: Researchers find significant changes in fathers’ brains between the prenatal and the postpartum period. The main changes occurred in cortical areas associated with visual processing, attention, and […]
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