A new study reports under conditions of stress, KCNB1 builds up in the brain, before becoming toxic and promoting the production of amyloid beta. In Alzheimer's patients, the KCNB1 levels are higher than in those without the condition.
Binghampton researchers report on how the foods we eat can affect our mental well being, and how our dietary needs change as we age.
Researchers at Cornell University have discovered a new pathway that involves immune cells which may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Study reports higher levels of lutein in the eyes is linked to better academic achievement and cognitive abilities in children.
A new study reveals how brain cells quickly adjust copper allocation form a predominant use in energy production and defense against free radicals to a use in activating enzymes that make neurons neurons.
A new study reports the a majority of Swiss students questioned were against the use of cognitive enhancement drugs.
Researchers report that blocking a key receptor in the brain could neutralize the biological consequences of Alzheimer's.
A diet which is low in vitamin D could cause damage to the brain, a new study reports.
New research would help emergency care workers and battlefield medics stabilize blood flow in the brains of traumatic injury victims. Researchers developed a nanoparticle-based antioxidant that quickly quenches free radicals that interfere with regulation of the brain’s vascular system.