According to UCSF researchers, during non-REM sleep, newly learned useful neural patterns are replayed and recapped.
Researchers report klotho, a life extending protein, improved working memory, spatial memory and learning in mice. The researchers also noted a single injection of klotho was sufficient to improve cognitive ability and the effects were long lasting.
Children whose mothers were exposed to PBDEs during pregnancy may have a lower IQ than their peers who did not experience prenatal exposure, a new study reports. Researchers found that every 10 fold increase of maternal PBDE levels was associated with a drop of 3.7 IQ points in her child.
Researchers report microglia, immune cells found in the brain, may trigger overeating and increase weight gain as a response to high fat diets. The study suggests targeting microglia could provide new treatment options to help curb obesity.
A new study reports that a video game, currently in development as a medical device, has shown to boost attention in some children with sensory processing dysfunction.
FDA approves a new drug to treat both relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis and primary progressive MS.
A new study supports olfactory testing as an early method to detect those at risk of developing dementia.