Anthracycline based chemotherapies could have greater negative effects on cognition than nonanthracycline treatments for breast cancer survivors, a new study reports.
A cyanobacterium caused by blue-green algae blooms has been identified in the waters of Lake Erie. The cyanobacterium is capable of producing a neurotoxin that can attack the central nervous system in humans.
According to researchers, a new antibody therapy can help treat TBI and prevent the associated development of Alzheimer's disease and CTE.
Perineuronal nets (PNNs) and the neurons they enmesh can be damaged by poor diets. Excessive consumption of foods high in saturated fats and refined sugars cause inflammation and oxidative stress, resulting in cognitive decline and poor memory.
Researchers report many PV defects could have their origin, not during adult life, but instead in the SST templates that set circuit parameters in the first place.
Researchers report a new compound could help prevent and may even reverse some of the brain injury caused by the Tau protein in dementia.
Exposure to air pollution in urban areas could trigger a toxic response in neurons and impact pathways associated with neurodegenerative diseases, researchers report.
Chronic exposure to the environmental toxin BMAA may increase the risk for developing neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS.