First study to suggest that the immune system may protect against Alzheimer’s changes in humans Recent work in mice suggested...
A study shows social isolation during early life prevents the cells that make up the brain's white matter from maturing and producing the right amount of myelin, the fatty "insulation" on nerve fibers that helps them transmit long-distance messages within the brain.
According to a new study, diabetic episodes of hypoglycemia may increase the risk of developing dementia, while having dimentia could increase the risk of experiencing low blood sugar levels.
Using a line of genetically modified mice, researchers discover boosting acetylcholine can disturb cognitive function.
Researchers isolated a protein which is increased during indurance exercise and gave it to non-exercising mice. The protein turned on genes which promote brain health and encouage new neurons to grow.
MAPC therapy reduces inflammation after TBI and also promotes lasting cognitive improvement, a new study reports.
Researchers discover the xanthohumol, a flavinoid found in hops, can improve cognitive function in young mice but not in older animals.
Oscillating vibrations of inhibitory neurons could play a key role in cognitive function, researchers propose.