Women who experience reproductive periods for more than 38 years are at increased risk of developing dementia later in life. The study found dementia and Alzheimer's risk increased successively for every additional year a woman remains fertile.
Some coronavirus patients exhibit clinical and neurochemical signs of brain injury associated with the viral infection. COVID-19 patients who required ventilation had increased plasma NfL levels. The higher NfL concentration levels were linked to the severity of infection.
Interleukin-6 interacts with leptin in the lateral parabrachial nucleus to reduce food intake. Reducing IL-6 in the IPBL increases weight gain and could help explain why some are more prone to overeating and obesity.
Risks for autism and depression are higher if one’s mother was in a hospital with an infection during pregnancy according to a new study.
Researchers report a woman who underwent revolutionary robotic uterine transplant surgery is now pregnant. The child will be the first born following a transplant using the new robotic surgical technique.
Researchers discover the protein nestin produced in astrocytes plays a role in inhibiting neural differentiation. The study reports nestin does not control adult neurogenesis by acting within neural stem cells, but by regulating Notch signals neural stem cells receive from astrocytes.