The FMNL2 gene links cerebrovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports. Changes of activity in the FMNL2 caused by cerebrovascular disease prevent the efficient cleaning of toxic proteins in the brain, leading to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
From keeping active and eating a healthy diet to controlling cholesterol and reducing sugar intake, researchers report on seven simple lifestyle changes older adults with genetic risk factors can make to reduce the chance of developing dementia.
Increasing synchronization of neurons in the upstream brain region that transmits information leads to a significant improvement in the transmission of information and information processing in the downstream region.
A new imaging technique captures information about the function and structure of brain tissue at the subcellular level.
Study reveals the mechanism behind why certain food and drink aromas smell disgusting to people with parosmia.
After only ten minutes in a novel environment, mice are able to learn the shortest escape route even if they have no experience of a threat in the location.