Study finds amyloid-beta plaques may not be the cause of memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease, but instead a consequence of the disease. Regardless of the levels of amyloid plaques, researchers found individuals with high levels of amyloid peptide were cognitively normal. Higher levels of soluble amyloid beta peptide were also linked to people having a larger hippocampus.
Ginkgo Biloba, a popular herbal supplement, may help in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. The supplement had a promising effect on beta cells of Langerhans in rat models of the disease. Additionally, Ginkgo Biloba reduced oxidative stress associated with type 2 diabetes.
Children exposed to higher levels of air pollution from traffic have increased levels of myo-inositol in the brain. The increase in myo-inositol was associated with higher risk of generalized anxiety in children.
A new study reports artificial intelligence used by the military to help shoot down fighter planes can accurately predict treatment outcomes for people with bipolar disorder.
According to researchers, lower levels of progesterone was associated with higher incidences of migraines in older teen girls, while in younger teens, the opposite was true.